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VOL. LIX, No. 21 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14, 1948
PRICE FIVE CENTS
Opening the Extra Concert Series will be renowned contralto
Marian Anderson who will give her seventh local concert at 8:30 p.m.
tonight in Hill Auditorium.
A wide area of vocal music will be covered by the Negro soprano in
her Ann Arbor concert, the 716th she has given since her rise to na-
tional prominence 13 years ago.
Concert-goers will hear Miss Anderson in several renditions
which brought her critics' praise) * * *
in both America and Europe. In-
cluded in the program are:
"TE DEUM" AND "Serse" reci-
tative and aria, by Handel, Cal-
dara's "Come Raggio di Sol,"
"Che Piero Costume" by Legranzi.
The first half of Miss Ander-
son's program will be completed
by "Suleika," "Wohim," "Der
Doppelganger" and "Der Erl-
konig" by Schubert, and "Sui-
cidio" from "La Gioconda," by
After intermission, the concert
will continue with "Night on Ways
Unknown Has Fallen" by Grif-
fes, "Blow, Blow Thou Winter
Wind,," by Quilter, and the tra-
ditional songs 'iSweet Nightin-
gale" and "Yarmouth Fair."
NEGRO SPIRITUALS, in which
Miss Anderson is unsurpassed,
will conclude the program. "Steal
Away," "Oh What a Beautiful
City," "Crucifixion" and "Roll,
Jord'n, Roll" will 'oe sung tonight.
A very limited number of sin-
gle tickets are available for the
concert, and these, along with
standing room admissions are
. . . to sing tonight
* * *
available today in the Univer-
sity Musical Society's office in
Burton Memorial Tower.
Tickets for Miss Anderson's
performance will also be sold at
the Hill Auditorium box office di-
rectly before the concert.
TAG DAY DRIVE:
Scarred U. of Philippines
Needs Aid Desperately
If the Diag area of campus were
in ruins, with roofless, bomb
scarred buildings and debris litter
ing up the campus, it would re-
semble the University of the Phil-
ippines after the battle for libera -
Juan Moran, '49E, Manila, com-
pared the pre-war campus of the'
University of the Philippines with
Michigan's central campus. "The
buildings were on a slightly small-
er scale," he said.
* * *
AFTER THE WAR, the campus
did not look like a university, he
"The buildings leaked and
there was no equipment at all."
"The library facilities, especially
in engineering school were prac-
tically non-existent," Jose Abreu,
of Manila said.
ABREU SAID that there were
no laboratories and the students
could do no research. "The only
things the students had to work
with were lecture notes and a very
few hard-to-get text books."
Students on this campus will
be asked to help rebuild the li-
brary of the University of the
Philippines in a tag day drive
The Philippine Drive, sponsored
by the Student Legislature is
aimed at eventually collecting
$50,000 for books for our war-
gutted sister institution.
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ALL FUNDS collected will go
toward equipping the Hayden Me-
morial Library at the University
of the Philippines.
The University at Manila had
about 8,000 students before the
war and the enrollment last
year was only 4,000 according to
Abreu, who matriculated there
during and after the war, com-
ing to the University this fall.
"They held special entrance ex-
aminations because of the number
of students who wanted to get in,"
He said that there just was not
enough usable space in the ruined
MT. VERNON, Ill.-(P)--Flying
tomatoes and rotten eggs and a
train mishap have attended Gov.
Thomas E. Dewey's campaign
swing through southern Illinois.
The Republican presidential
candidate's suit was splattered
when nearly a half dozen ripe to-
matoes were hurled at the rear
platform of his campaign train
during a stop here.
None of the missiles struck the
Dewey party, but one scored a di-
rect hit on a listener standin near
the platform and splattered onto
* * *
DEWEY'S SECURITY patrol
said the tomatoes were thrown
from a nearby roof by youngsters
who fled. Dewey made no refer-
ence to the incident in his talk.
A few minutes later, Dewey's
train was pelted with rotten
eggsuas it pulled into nearby
"They were rotten, I know, be-
cause I could smell them," said
R. L. Biles, porter on the seventh
car away from Dewey's.
* * *
DEWEY WAS not informed of
the egg tossing at the time.
However, as the train stopped
at Beaucoup, a crowd of about
1,000 persons surged toward the
rear platform to greet the can-
didate. Suddenly the train
backed up slowly and the crowd
scurried off the tracks.
"That's the first lunatic I've had
for an engineer," Dewey comment-
LEE TINDLE, 54, the engineer
who backed up, said later that
Dewey should not have called him
a lunatic "because he (Dewey)
didn't know what it was all about."
"I think just as much of
Dewey as I did before and that's
not very much," said Tindle, an
engineer for the Louisville and
Nashville railroad for 30 years.
Tindle said that because of mist
and smoke in the air he overran a
water tank at Beaucoup by about
eight or ten feet and backed up
slowly after "I gave the back up
"I was backing so slow thatnany-
body could easily have gotten out
of the way," he added.
DEWEY'S TRAIN was struck by1
an over-ripe tomato in Colorado
two weeks ago.
Mt. Vernon is near West Frank-
fort where Curtis MacDougall,
Progressive Party cadidate for U.S.
senator from Illinois, was driven
out of town by stone-tossers who
broke up a rally several weeks ago.
"Beat Northwestern!" will be
the theme of tomorrow's super co-
lossal all campus pep rally, sched-
uled to begin at 7:15 p.m. in front
of the Union.
The rally will be the biggest of
the year, according to Don Green-
field, chairman of the Wolverine
Club, which is sponsoring the
event in cooperation with the Var-
THE WEST QUAD Glee Club
will lead mass singing on the Un-
ion steps prior ot the traditional
snake dance down State Street to
Also on hand to enliven the
festivities will be the ^iversity
Band and the Michigan cheer-
At Ferry Field the rally will be
addressed by Athletic Director
Fritz Crisler, Harry Sparks, WJR
sports announcer, who will also
serve as master of ceremonies, and
a third speaker as yet announced.
A ilies Cease
LONDON - () - The United
States was reported today to have
won British-French assent to a
moratorium on removal of im-
portant industrial plants from
There was no official confirma-
tion, but diplomats said both
countries have agreed to halt the
dismantling process pending a
new review of the part Germany
could play in Europe's economic
THE FRENCH foreign ministry
announced in Paris that foreign
minister Robert Schuman had rec-
ognized "that in certain cases"
the lists of plants to be disman-
tled "ought to be revised to take
into account the meagre advan-
tage, or even the inadvisability, of
transferring certain machines."
The announcement came less
than 24 hours after Schuman
had talked over the German in-
dustrial problem with Paul
Hoffman, U. S. administrator of
the European Recovery Pro-
Previously, France took the
view that the dismantling pro-
gram should proceed in order to
keep Germany's war potential un-
Just what arguments Hoffman
used to overcome French objec-
tions were not known.
At a Glance
(By The Associated Press)
eight men went on trial before a
military court on charges of acts
of terrorism in the last two years.
The prosecution was reported
ready to ask death sentences for
JUNEAU, Alaska - Election
returns gave Democrats increas-
ing leads following the heaviest
voting in Alaska's history.
PARIS - Britain will seek to
learn what steps Israel has taken
to track down the killers of U.N.
mediator Count Folke Bernadotte
when the Palestine case comes up
before the Security Council to-
morrow, British sources said.
* * *
FRANKFURT, Germany --- A
Communist attempt to link ERP
Administrator Paul C. Hoffman
with the sale of automobiles in
Germany has been rejected by
American officials, the Army
newspaper Stars and Stripes said.
* * *
LONDON-The Greek guerrillas
broadcast a claim that they have
captured Point Flambura, in the
Grammos mountain area.
The 'Ensian office will be
open from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. to-
night to accommodate students
who have been unable to make
their picture appointments dur-
ing regular 'Ensian office hours.
All seniors whose work or
classes have prevented them
from coming to the 'Ensian of-
fice, second floor, Student Pub-
lications Building, are urged to
come in tonight and make their
EISENHOWER RECEIVES -KEYS TO COLUMBIA-Gen. Dwight
D. Eisenhower receives the keys and charter of Columbia Univer-
sity from Frederick Coyenfall, chairman of the board of trustees,
at his installation as president of the University. General "Ike"
declared in his speech at the ceremonies that "today's challenge
to freedom and to every free institution is such that none of us
dares to stand alone."
PROF. BARKER SAYS:
.Power Plants May Produce
Heat Through Atomic Energy
By JOAN WILLENS
A power plant that utilizes atomic energy to create heat energy is
already in existence and others will probably be built in the near fu-
ture according to Prof. Ernest F. Barker, chairman of the physics de-
Prof. Barker spoke before a meeting of the American Society of
Mechanical Engineers yesterday.
* * * *
THE ADVANTAGES in building a power plant utilizing atomic en-
--- - ---- ergy, at the moment, are less nu-
Bike Meets Bus;
A resistible force met a mov-
ing object Tuesday, when Uni-
versity student John Bout rode
his bicycle into the side of a
Greyhound bus, at Cambridge
Rd. and Baldwin Ave. ......
The dazed bicyclist was taken
to Health Service for treatment
and later released.
No damages to the bus were
Two on Trial
University students Max Dean
and John Houston were bound
over for trial last night by Mu-
nicipal Judge Jay H. Payne, on
charges of violating the city's anti-
Judge Payne set the trial date
for 2 p.m., Tuesday, October 26.
Dean and Houston were arrest-
ed Tuesday night for violating the
city ordinance, when they operat-
ed a sound truck as part of a Pro-
gressive Party campaign without
getting written permission from
the City Council and the Mayor.
* * *
THE SOUND TRUCK, a jeep
with the equipment mounted on it,
was impounded by the police but
released yesterday. It is owned
by Nicholas.-Dency, another Uni-
Jack Geist, Progressive Party
candidate for Congressman re-
ported yesterday that permission
to use the sound truck had been
requested in a letter mailed Sat-
urday night. The Mayor had not
denied it, he said, so the party
went ahead with its plans.
Mayor Brown admitted re-
ceiving the request but said that
he had not had a chance to
place the matter before the
council. There was no regular
meeting Monday night and he
could not act without council
The two students were repre-
sented at the hearing by local at-
torney John Ray.
Houston told The Daily last
night that they will be represent-
ed at the trial by Ernest Goodman,
Progressive party candidate for
Whether a world government
should assume more responsibility
than that of a peace control body
was debated last night at a United
World Federalist general meeting.
Upholding a world organization
would be designed primarily to
control war-at least in its begin-
ning-was Samuel Dudley, chap-
ter vice president. Dudley, whose
stand is generally termed the
"Minimalist view," said the dan-
ger of too much power in a world
organization would be best con-
trolled by "drawing the line to
allow the minimum amount of
OPPOSING DUDLY was Maxi-
malist Gilles Corcos, of the UWF
National Executive Council.
"While world government
means security to the people of
the United States, it means
more to other peojles. To the
South African, for example, it
meanis the cnd, of racial dis-
crimination, to Indian, the end
of famine," Corcos argued,
The remaining offices of the
chapter were filled by Larry Col
lins, recording secretary; Doris
Serabian, executive secretary;
Catherine Warren, treasurer; and
Debby Rabinowitz and Jack Jor-
Return to August
PARIS-(/P)-Russia has reject-
ed efforts of the six neutrals to
mediate the Berlin crisis, it was
authoritatively reported. The Se-
curity Council was called to meet
Friday to take up the issue once
Soviet deputy foreign minister
Andrei Vishinsky handed the
Kremlin's answer to Juan A. Bra-
muglia of Argentina, Council pres-
ident on the Berlin question.
* * *
THE RUSSIAN REPLY still was
a secret officially. But an authori-
tative Western source said its main
1. Throw the Berlin ease out
of the Security Council.
2. Go back to the Moscow
agreement of Aug. 30 and renew
The informal agreement in prin-
ciple of Aug. 30 with Marshal
Stalin and foreign minister Molo-
tov provided for Soviet zone cur-
rency for all Berlin under Four-
Power supervision, and lifting the
blockade. Later negotiations on
details broke down in Berlin, how-
GOING BACK to the Aug. 30
agreement might mean a Russian
retreat from the additional de-
mands made by Soviet Marshal
Vassily Sokolovsky in Berlin that
the Russians control air traffic- to
Berlin. Western spokesn~ did znp
comment on whether this was
their interpretation, however.
An authoritative -source de
Glared the Russian answer put
the Western Powers back where
they were. He added: "I imagine
some of the 'Little Six' who have
been attempting to mediate the
situation will be disappointed."
The Russians' answer also sg-
nified that they would probably
continue their boycott of disus-
sions on Berlin before the Security
MEANWHILE, the official So-
viet press disclosed that the Rus-
sians have proposed that 15 na-
tions having military missions in
Berlin close them and withdraw
from the city.
The missions-little embassies-
are accredited to the Four-Power
Allied Control Council. They look
after the interests of their coun-
tries in Berlin.
Marshal Vassily D. Sokolovsky,
the Soviet commander, broached
the subject to the Western mill-
_tary governors, the Soviet press
said. He contended that because
the Allied Control Council "no
longer exists" the missions should
After 20 minutes' deliberation, a
six-man coroner's jury last night
handed down a decision of justi-
fiable homicide in the killing last
Sunday of Detroit criminal Roose-
velt Perkins by Kenneth MacAl-
lister, deputy county sheriff.
Though the deputy was part of
a posse instructed to shoot only
if the five-time arrested car thief
tried to escape, MacAllister plead-
2d mitigating circumstances since
Perkins surprised him from be-
hind and the sheriff fired the fatal
shot only when the man attempt-
ed to escape, MacAllister testified.
The posse was called to appre-
hend .Perkins after he had crashed
into three cars as he drove the
ear he had stolen through Saline,
according to testimony.
Delta Sigma Pi
Will Sponsor Tea
Russia Rejects Neutrals' Efforts
Ticket Sales Will Be
TWicket sales for the Michigan-
Minnesota football game will be
discontinued at 10 a.m. Monday,
according to Dick Leasia of the
He urged all those wanting
tickets, which lie between the 40
and 20 yard lines, to purchase
them at once.
Combination train and game
tickets as well as train tickets
alone will be sold.
Leaving Ann Arbor at 7:15 a.m.
Friday, Oct. 22, the caravan will
start out in stainless steel stream-
liner cars and arrive in Minneap-
olis sometime that evening in
On the return trip, the train
will leave Minneapolis Sunday
morning and arrive in Ann Arbor
All this can be had for $36.50,
which Leasia said was a 30 per
cent reduction from the regular
To Record Scripts
SL To Issue
The Student Legislature voted
to publish a news letter for stu-
dents describing its activities and
accomplishments at its meeting
Legislator Dick Burton said that
the newsletter would be posted on
bulletin boards and sent to dorms,
fraternities, sororities and league
houses to let students know in
some detail what the Legislature
A motion by Tom Walsh that
SL conduct a student preference
poll on candidates for President,
Governor of Michigan, and Con-
gressman was defeated by the Leg-
Y * * &
KL APPROVED a motion that
the possibility of reviving tradi-
tions and class spirit on campus be
investigated and appointed Bill
Gripman to see what could be done
and report back.
(campus action. commrittee
member Jimn Saker said that
plans for Friday's Philippine
drive had been completed 'and
buckets would be located at
seven spots on campus.
Arlene Rosen reported that the
NSA would continue its investi-
gation of the Olivet College sit-
uation although its request for an
Talent on Staff
INKWELL published monthly
by and for students interested in
education, is undergoing a period
of expansion, according to Editor
At the paper's organizational
meeting of the semester, Simm
stated that there are many open-
ings for students interested in ed-
ucation to work on the staff.
Tryout positions are still open
for students on the art, features,
or news staff.
* * *
1IMM SAID that the only re-
quirernent was that the student be
interested in education.
This does not mean that the
student must be in the educa-
tion school, although he urged
educatiotf majors to tryout for
the INKWELL staff. He pointed
out that the experience gained
on the INKWELL would later
prove valuable to the teacher
in putting out classroom papers.
After one semester of work on
the paper, tryouts may qualify for
the regular staff. There are al-
ways many openings bn the reg-
ular staff, Simms stated.
He asked that all stuuents in-
terested in working on the INK-
WELL attend the next meeting, to
be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Rm.
1430 Elementary School Building.
merous than the disadvantages.
The cost of setting up a steam
power plant is relatively not much
less expensive than constructing
an atomic power plant, Prof. Bar-
Once the plant is set up, the
cost and inconvenience of trans-
porting and shoveling coal are
eliminated. In addition, because
tof the total absence of smoke,
the plant remains clean.
Among the disadvantages there
is the fact that a plant run by
atomic energy must be built on a
large scale. The generator must
be enclosed in a shell of cement,
from eight to fifteen feet thick.
If things go wrong, "you can't just
call a plumber," Prof. Barker stat-
ANOTHER DISADVANTAGE to
power plants utilizing atomic en-
ergy is the radiation hazard and
the danger of gamma rays. This is
one reason why an atomic units
cannot be installed in one's home.
To live in an atmosphere filled
with neutrons would be fatal.
A final disadvantage is the
need for finding some way to
dispose of the radio-active by-
products of this reaction. These
wastes are now stored in huge
tanks and buried in the ground
to avoid the hazard of the radia-
In spite of the many seemingly
unsurmountable obstacles to find-
ing industrial applications of
atomic energy, Prof. Barker en-
couragingly stated, "We've faced
problems before and we can surely
face these. Power plants of this
sort are certainly feasible."
SOLID THREE FEATURE DIXIELAND JAZZ:
Mac Ferguson's Trio T 0Send Universlity Hepcats
By FREDRICA WINTERS
Three's not a crowd, when they
happen to be the Mac Ferguson
Trio giving out with their own "in-
timate" style of music.
Soon to be heard in campus so-
not so good
to dance. -
for those who want
* * *
FERGUSON, who organized the
trio, claims the group achieves its
effects by weird harmony but
Teachout manages a local record-
ing studio and gives guitar lessons.
A. few years back he played here
with Herb Miller, Glenn's brother,
and other campus bands.
* * *
SINCE THEN. he has nlaved
bandmaster of a 251 piece Army
orchestra. "A lot noisier than a
trio," he commented. The roster of
cities in which he has played reads
like a page from the atlas.
* * *s
NUISCA. NOW a soohomore in