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VOL. LVIII, No. 159

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, SUNDAY, MAY 16, 1948

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St. Paul Meat
Pickets Mob
State Capitol
Guards Hold Off
Line of Strikers
SOUTH ST. PAUL, Minn., May
15-(/P)-Massed pickets and sym-
pathizers in the Packing House
Workers strike, driven from streets
here today by National Guarc
bayonets were told by Gov. Luth-
er Youngdahl that "you can't wir
a strike by anarchy."
Five hundred persons swarmed
at the State Capitol after National
Guardsmen, called out yesterday
by the Governor, cleared the way
for entry of more than a score of
workers automobiles to the strike-
bound Swift and Company plant
Strikers, Guardsmen Skirmish
Several skirmishes developed
during the morning as an estimat-
ed 500 persons collected at Con-
cord Street and Grand Avenue
the town's main intersection
Guardsmen battled three men
one of whom attempted to seize z
Guardsman's rifle.
About 100 men and womer
jammed into the reception room
of Governor Luther Youngdahl
who previously was closeted with
a committee of strikers.
Standing on a stool in his re-
ception room the governor tolc
the group "you can't win a strike
by aiarchy-you cannot win £
strike by violence."
Workers Damage Plant
The Governor referred to tht
raid on the Cudahy Plant at New-
port late Thursday.
"As long as I am Governor I wilF
not permit anything like that tc
happen," Youngdahl said.
"No self-respecting man sitting
in the governor's chair would per-
mit law and order to break down.
"The national guard is out for
only one purpose-to preserve law
and order and prevent 'anarchy.
"You people haven't got the
public on the side of violence," the
governor said, adding, "keep your
shirts on-keep your feet on the
ground. You cannot win a strike
by anarchy."
Board Names
New Editors
Of Publications
Editors of The Summer Daily.
new senior and junior positions
for the 1949 'Esian, junior posi-
tions for The Michigan Daily edi-
torial, business, sports and wom-
en's staff and Gargoyle junior
business positions have been an-
nounced.
Lida Dailes, 21, '48, New York
City, has been appointed manag-
ing editor of The Summer Daily.
Kenneth Lowe, 26, '48, Rochester.
Mich., will serve as Associate Ed-
itor for the summer term.
Senior 'Ensian business ap-
po'ntments inicfu,de: David
Shuart, 21, '50, of Grand Rapids,
'Ensian office manager; William
Zerman, 23, '49, of Toledo, sales
manager; Paul Rider, 23, '49BAd,
Cleveland, accounts manager-.
'Ensian Associate Editors
Two associate editors on the
editorial staff were also appoint-
ed. They are: Mary Ann Brice,
20, '49, Rochester, N.Y., and Rob-

ert Sommer, 23, '49 BAd, Cicero,
Illinois.
Seven night editors and seven
assistant night editors were ap-
pointed to the staff of The Daily
for next year. New night editors
are Al Blumrosen, John P. Daw-
son III, Pat James, Leon Jaroff,
Don McNeil, Mary Stein and
George Walker.
Alice Brinkman, Russell Clana-
han, Jake Hurwitz, Fran Ivick,
Jo Anne Misner, Fredrica Winters
and Craig Wilson were appointed
assistant night editors.
Business Staff Appointments
New junior business managers
of The Daily are Jim Ebersole,
See EDITORS, Page 8
Students Present
First Video Show
Students may watch the Uni-
versity speech department's first
television play at 3:30 p.m. to-
day on the video screen of the

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'M' Nine Tops Illini, 5-4
To SplitCrucial Series
(Special to The Daily)
CHAMPAIGN, Ill., May 15-It was a gloomy day in Champaign
today but the overcast sky and four Illinois hurlers weren't enough to
keep the Michigan nine from brightening its chances for the Big Nine
crown.
The Wolverines won, 5-4, behind the superior seven hit pitching
of Bill Taft and Art Dole, to draw within one game of the league-lead-
ing Illini squad. Stan Feldman, who started for the Illini, gave up all
of the five Michigan tallies and was tagged with the defeat. It was
Taft's third win, his second in Conference play, against one loss.
Taft held the Illini bats silent for five innings, but issued four
<p'asses during that time. Michigan,

WAYNE DUNLAP
. --to conduct today

U' Symphony
Presents First
Concert Toda y
Features Works for
Small Orchestras
The University Little Sym-
)hony, conducted by Wayne Dun-
ap will present its first perform-
rnce of the semester at 8:30 p.m.
today in Hill Auditorium.
The 26 piece group, which
specializes in words scored for
small orchestras, will present four
-ontemporary numbers.-
Two of them are dedicated to
the Little Symphony, "Serenade
nor Small Orchestra" and "Music
to be Danced for Small Symphony
Orchestra" which will be pre-
miered tonight.
Student Composer
James Wolfe, who Atudied com-
position here, wrote the "Sere-
nade" last spring before receiving
,iis master's degree. The pre-
miere piece was written by Ross
Lee Finney who was guest pro-
fessor of composition here last
summer.
Digby Bell will do the piano
solo part of Cecil Effringer's re-
cently scored "Concerto for Piano
and, Orchestra".
Organ and Strings
Marilyn Mason, member of the
organ faculty, and a string quar-
tet with violinists Virginia Hyde
and Helen Joseph and cellists
tiarriet Risk and Thomas Leland
will augment the orchestra in
playing "Prelude and Allegro" by
Walter Piston. Emil Raab, music
student, will conduct this work.
Members of the orchestra are
Charles McNeill, Catherine Jean
Morgan, Nina Goehring, Carl
Williams, Genevieve Shanklin,
Arnold Altvater, Donald Miller,
Grace Wirtala, Walter Evich, and
James Shaw.
Other Members
The list continues with Sarah
Cossum, Theodore Powell, John
Ireland, Joan Bullen, Arnold Wir-
tala, Elaine Yokom, Nelson Hau-
enstein, Bernard Poland, William
Weichlein, Charles Yancich, and
Karla Kaatz.
Wilfred Roberts Paul Bryan,
Warren Benson, LeRoy Eitzen,
and Francis Travis complete the
list.
The concert is open to the
public.
Civil Rights
!Veetgllere
A campus-wide meeting to look
into recent abridgements of aca-
demic freedom in MVichigan-em-
phasizing the Zarichny case and
the functioning of the Callahan
Committtee-will be held at 4:30.
p.m. tomorrow in the Union.
Prof. Preston Slosson of the his-
tory department, George Shep-
herd, chairman of the local chap-
ter of the Michigan Committee

on the other hand, did all its scor-
ing before the fifth frame rolled
around, tallying four in the sec-
ond and adding another in the
third on Jack Weisenburger's lusty
home run over the left field
stands.
Michigan wasted no time in
picking out the ripe offerings of
Feldman in th second inning.
Weisenburger led off and took
first when Feldman nicked him
with a pitched ball. Howie W-
kel then popped to short, but
Dom Tomasi kept things alive
as he worked Feldman for a
pass.
Willard Baker, who took over
the right field pastures when Bob
Chappuis came up with a strained
muscle in practice last Wednesday,
pumped a single into center, scor-
ing Weisenburger with the first
Michigan run and sending To-
masi to third.
Raymond loaded up the bases
when he took a fourth wide one
after Feldman had pitched for a
full count. Taft then continued
his hitting spree which he started
against Purdue with a three bag-
ger, as he slashed a double into
left, clearing the bases and prac-
tically single-handedly winning
the game.
Bump Elliott waitedbFeldman
out for a base on balls but
Ralph Morrison struck out and
Ted Kobrin bounded into a
force play to end the big inning,
in which nine men came to bat.
Weisenburger led off again in
the third and pickled the first
pitch for his four master. It was
a tremendous blast against a
strong wind blowing in from left
center field.
Burdette Thurlby banged out
the first hit off Taft in the sixth
but was stranded when the next
three batters went out on easy
chances.
Al Wickland, Illini first sacker,
started the home half of the sev-
enth with a pass and took second
on George Fischer's single to left.
John Gugala lined out to center,
the runners holding their bases.
Henry Anderson then batted for
See BASEBALL, Page 7
World News
At .a Glance
By The Associated Press
BELLINGHAM, Wash., May
15 - Governor Thomas E. Dewey
today won 16 out of 19 del-I
egates elected at the Washington
State Republican Convention. I
The result was a shut-out for
the forces of former Governor
Harold A. Stassen and SenatorI
Robert A. Taft.
* * *
DAYTON, 0., May 15-A fed-;
eral grand jury indicted formerJ
Maj. Gen. Bennett S. Meyers to
day on a tax evasion charge.
Meyers, wartime No. 2 man in
Arrmy Airforce purchasing con-
victed of subornation of perjury
in Washington, was accused here
of causing the falsification of in-
come tax returns of the Aviation
Electric Co. of Vandalia, 0., for
the year 1941.
* * *
NEW YORK, May 15-The
heaviest trading in 15 years hitt
the stock market today but Fri-
day's spectacular spurt in prices
was slowed to a walk.
A bull market was on the move1
in the belief of investors and
speculators all over the country.
Public interest whipped up to
white heat.
* I *
SHAMOKIN, Pa., May 15-Two
bedraggled miners, their eyest
bandaged against the too-brightI
light of dawn, were rescued todayt
after three days of entombment.I

FBI Check of
Appointees to
AEC Vetoed
Truman Says Bill
Is Unnecessary
WASHINGTON, May 15-W)-(
President Truman today vetoed as
"unnecessary and unwise" a bill
providing for an FBI loyalty check
on persons he appoints to the
Atomic Energy Commission.
He called the legislation" an
unwarranted encroachment of the
Legislative upon the Executive
branch."
Knowland Protests
SenatorrKnowland (Rep.,
Calif.), sponsor of the bill, said
he would ask the Senate to over-
ride the President. By vetoing the
measure, he said, Mr. Truman has
lowered an "iron curtain" on in-
formation the Senate ought to
have.
The bill passed the Senate April
12 on a voice vote. The House ap-
proved it May 3 by unanimous ac-
tion. A two-thirds majority in
-both houses is necessary to make
a bill law over the President's
veto.
Present Requirements
Under present law, FBI investi-
gations are required of all Atomic
Energy Commission employes who
are not subject to Senate con-
firmation.
The Knowland Bill would have
authorized the Senate section of
the Joint Congressional Commit-
tee on Atomic Energy to direct the
Federal Bureau of Investigation
to inquire into the "character, as-
sociations and loyalty" of persons
appointed to the commission.
Knowland said Congress-partic-
ularly the Senate-is entitled to
all available information on such
key officials.
Martin Says
Draft Pla.iWill
Get House OK
sg.
WASHINGTON, May 15-(AP)
-Speaker Martin (R-Mass.) to-
day predicted House approval of
a stopgap draft plan but express-
ed his opposition to a Senate pro-
posal for one-year of training for
thousands of 18-year-olds.
Martin told a news conference
that the House Rules Committee
would send the controversial te-
porary draft measure to the
House floor this week. Then the
House will approve it probably the
following week, he added,
It calls for registration of men
18 through 30 years with those
from 19 through 25 subject to
two years of compulsary military
service.
Martin said a provision allow-
ing President Truman to put the
actual draft machinery into
operation 60 days after the bill
becomes a law would be included.
This is necessary, he explained,
because Congress will quit June
18 and so would not be in session
at the time for a decision on ac-
tual inductions.
Martin said there is no possi-
bility of the House accepting a
substitute training plan now
pending in the Senate. It calls, in
addition to the draft, for one-
year training of 161,000 18-year
olds and was developed as a sub-
stitute for Universal Military
Training.

Forestry School
Given Memorial
A bronze plaque, bearing the
names of 22 graduates of the
School of Forestry and Conserva-
tion who died in World Wars I
and II was given to the forestry
school yesterday by the Michigan
Foresters Association.
It was presented ~oy Russel
Watson, of Manistee, president of
the Association and accepted by
President Alexander G. Ruthven
in the name of the University.
The plaque will hang on one of
the walls of the Natural Science
Bldg., near the school's headquar-
ters, according to Dean Samuel T.
Dana, of the forestry school.

Ford

To

Fight

for

.

Management
Spurns UAW
Pay Demands
State May Try To
End Chrysler Strike
DETROIT, May 15-(P)-The
Ford Motor Company tossed a
bombshell into automotive labor
negotiations today by serving no-
tice on the United Automobile
Workers (CIO) that it would fight
to the last the union's demands
for a 30-cent hourly increase, even
proposing a wage cut.
John S. Bugas, Ford vice presi-
dent and director of industrial re-
lations, told Ken Bannon, the un-
ion's Ford director, in a letter that
one of the company's five specific
proposals in contract negotiations,
which probably will be reopened
before July 15, would be to elim-
inate wage differentials between
Ford and its major competitors.
Asked if such a compan'y pro-
posal meant that Ford would
fight for a wage cut, a com-
pany spokesman quoted Bugas
as saying:
"It certainly does!"
The message was directed to the
UAW at a time when 75,000
Chrysler workers were out on
stiike for a third round of post-
war pay raises.
A few hours before the Ford
ultimatum was received Emil Ma-
zey, acting UAW president in the
absence of Walter Reuther, de-
clared in Philadelphia that the
striking Chrysler employes were
waging the nation's "most impor-
tant" labor battle.
Victory in the Chrysler strike
will get nearly all workers a
wage boost without a strike,"
Mazey said.
Meantime, the four - day - old
Chrysler strike, marked thus far
only by verbal skirmishing, may
become the subject of a United
States Supreme Court decision, a
state official said today.
Philip Weiss, chairman of the
State Labor Mediation Board, re--
vealed the state intends to push
Miciigan's Bonine-Tripp Labor'
Law-and how it applies to the
Chrysler Corp. strike-up through
the chain of courts until it hits
the top.
Russians W ant
P eace wih All'
Radio Voices Request
For World Support
LONDON, May 25-(P)-A Rus-
sian radio commentator said to-
night "the Soviet peoples would
also like other governments to
demonstrate their readiness for
genuine cooperation" for world
peace.
"The Soviet people," said Com-
mentator Leontiev in a Moscow
radio broadcast heard here,
"warmly supports the wide foreign
policy of their government, which
consists in consolidating peace
and friendship with all peoples."
Leontiev referred to the talk
between U.S. Ambassador Walter
B. Smith and Soviet Foreign Min-
ister V. M. Molotov May 4 and the
diplomatic exchange between the
two.
An official Russian statement
last Monday said the Soviet Un-
ion was "in agreement" with a
U.S. proposal for "discussion and
settlement" of the differences be-
tween the two. Diplomatic author-
ities said subsequently in Wash-

ington that Smith actually had
made no new proposal for Soviet-
American talks.

INNOCENT VICTIM-This little fellow lost his legs as a result of
the war. He is one of the millions of innocent children who are
looking to the United States for aid. The campus will have an
opportunity to help thesa war and famine victims Wednesday dur-
ing the "Children's Crusade."
SAVE A CHILD-
UNI Crusade for Children, Will

Arab Armies Drive into Israel
Meet Resistance from Haganah

Wage

Cut

Start oft Cam19
Can you spare a dollar to help
save an innocent child from star-
vation?
This is the plea of the "Chil-
dren's Crusade" which gets under
way on campus Wednesday. Cam-
paigning is on an international
basis to save the lives of an esti-
mated 230 million children who
are facing starvation.
"I saw them during the worst
part of the winter, in bare feet
and rags, standing at the en-
trances to PX's and commissaries.
Those boys and girls seldom
begged in the actual sense of the
word but you couldn't mistake the
look in their eyes."
Chance for Action
This was the statement of
George A. Burke, Sr., local attor-
ney and former Nurenberg war
crimes trials judge.
The drive, which is sponsored
by the UN, affords the nations a
chance to act in unison on a non-
controversial issue, the national
committee points out. Forty-five
nations are participating in the
dr-ive.
Humanitarian Distribution
The funds collected will be ad-
ministered by the International
Children's Emergency Fund on a
Petitions Due for
Judiciary Council
All petitions for offices on the
Men's Judiciary Council must be
submitted to the Office of StiI-
dent Affairs by 4 p.m. tomorrow.
Petition blanks may be obtained
at the office in the morning. Stu-
dents petitioning should have at
least 60 credit hours and should
be familiar with campus issues
and regulations.
The appointment board will'
meet tomorrow night and will in-
terview candidates Tuesday.

'uts JednleshiyA
humanrtarian basis, the national
committee states.
The campus "Children's Cru-
sade" will take place Wednesday,
from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Donations
will be taken by a volunteer squad
which will "man the buckets" at
main campus cross-roads.
Local Police
Ban Fift
Comic Books
Wholesale magazine dealers
were presented yesterday with a
police department blacklist of 50
comic books now being sold in the
Ann Arbor area.
The ruling came from Capt. Al-
bert Heusel, acting police chief,
who was authorized by Prosecut-
ing Attorney Edmund DeVine to
stop the sale of the magazines.
Heusel said he first brought the
comic books to the attention of
DeVine after complaints from
"hundreds of citizens" that orany
were not comic at all, but grue-
some literature. which was un -
desirable for youngsters to read.
"Many comic books are all
right," Heusel said, "but the 50
I blacklisted contained the most
gruesome stories you can imagine
-gangsters, murders and all
kinds of blood and thunder."
The publications banned by the
police had attained a wide sale
in Ann Arbor, according to Heu-
sel.
Wholesale - magazine dealers
were instructed by Heusel to have
the comic magazines off the mar-.
ket within the next few days.
along with a nudist periodical,
"Sunshine and Health Maga-
zine".
The latter publication, Heusel
said, is 'definitely obscene.
The magazine distributors were
in accord with the police ruling.
They assured me that they would
get the comic books off the mar-
ket as soon as possible," Heusel
said. "Stofflet's even went so far
as tos enn their magnine retail-

Jewish State
Faces Attacks
On AllSides
Bombs Hit Capital,
Blackout Ordered
TEL AVIV, Israel, May 15-(A)
-The Army of Israel said its new-
born state was invaded today
from the north and south, shelled
from the east and bombed and
machinegunned from the air.
Haganah, now the army of a
new nation already recognized
by the United States, said the
Lebanese Army attacked across
the border from the north, the
Egyptian Army speared into the
Negreb Desert, and Trans-Jor '
dan's Arab Legion shelled fo
settlements on the Jordan valley
frontier.
The Egyptian Army said two
columns of troops Invaded
Southern Palestine and one de-
stroyed the Jewish settlement of
Al Dangor, 13 miles southeast
of Gaza. This would be in the
territory of Israel, as defined in
the United Nations decision on
partition.
(The Cairo newspaper AlAssas
said Gaza, Arab city 20 miles in-
side Palestine on the coast, had
fallen to the Egyptians.
(A dispatch from Beirut said
Lebanese troops had captured
Malikya, a town a mile inside
Israel on the northern frontier.d
(Advance patrols of the Syrian
Army grabbed a small bridge Qver
the Jordan River and knifed into
the area south of the *,a
lee, also inside Israel terriory on
the East, a dispatch from Damas-
cus said.
(Farther south King Abdul-
la's.Trans-Jordan Arab Legion
crossed the Allen by Bridge, o-
cupied Jericho, and took mili-
tary control of a large area in
the Judean hills 20 miles north-
east of Jerusalem, advices from
Jericho said.)
Tel Aviv, temporary capital of
Israel, underwent its third air
attack this afternoon and Hagan-
ah ordered the entire city blacked
out tonight.
All attacks, including the first
by three to six light planes, were
on the outskirts. They did not in;,-
terfere much with Jews celebrat-
ing the first Sabbath in almost
2,000 years on soil they claimed
as their very own.
Israel received its first imm-
grants since becoming a state-
300 European Jews who arrived in
Haifa from Genoa. They held
British visas, but were given Israel
entry permits in their stead.
* * *
May End Ban
On Arms Sale
Trunin iestuldying
Palestine, Embargo
WASHINGTON, May 15-(AP)
--President Truman may lift or
modify his embargo on shipment
of American guns, bullets, planes,
and other weapons to warring
Jewish and Arab countries in the
Middle East, it was learned to-
day.
A White House official disclos-
ed that Mr. Truman is studying
the whole question of arms ex-
ports in connection with the Pal-
estine issues. He thus was follow-
ing up his surprise announcement

last night of American recogni-
-tion of the new Jewish state of
Israel.
(Meanwhile, Israel called upon
an extraordinary session of the
UN Security Council to stop Arab
invasions of Palestine by sanc-
tions or actual United Nations
military force.
(Arab spokesmen countered
with declarations that they con-
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