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VOL. LIX, No. 25 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, TUESDAY OCTOBER 19, 1948

PRICE FIVE CENTS

CAllSpecial
U.. Session
In Palestine
Israel Refuses
Three Day Truce
PARIS- () - The United Na-
ions Security Council tonight was
rdered into emergency session to
ope with the new war in Pales-
me.
The session was set for 10:30
.m. (5:30 a.m. EST) today, only
few hours ahead of another
reeting on the Berlin situation.
DR. RALPH BUNCHE, U.N. me-
iator, requested the special meet-
rg after Israel rejected his plea
or a three-day ceasefire in the
legev, Southern Palestine desert
egion where Israeli and Egyptian
orces are battling.
ITx an emergency report to the
Council, Bunche declared that a
"serious breach of the truce is
involved in the new Negev out-
break" and demanded "prompt
intervention" by the Council.
"It would seem clear," Bunche
aid "that the military action of
he last few days has been on a
cale which would be undertaken
,fter considerable preparation and
ould scarcely be explained as a
imple retaliatory action for an
,ttack on a Jewish convoy."
THIS APPARENTLY was a ref-
rence to an Israeli complaint
arlier tonight that a Jewish con-
oy has been attacked by the
gyptians on its way into the Ne-
ev.
The Berlin session will be the
Council's fourth since the United
States, Britain and France
charged that the Soviet blockade
of Berlin is a threat to world
peace.
Soviet Deputy Foreign Minister
Lndrei Y. Vishinsky was expected
o continue his verbal boycott, but
here was a possibility that he
right answer questions posed by
he Council's six neutrals in writ-
rg. The Western Powers planned
o reply orally.
Argentina sources reported that
he Kremlin was offering a "new
oviet stand" for settlement of the
3erlin dispute outside the Council.
'hese sources regarded it as "pro-
iding more flexibility" but added
hat Russia still is refusing to dis-
uss Berlin in the council.
* + s
Rsrael Rejects
rruse Plan,
grees to Talks
Offensive Launched
Deep in Negev Centers
TEL AVIV, Israel - (P)-Israel
as rejected the latest United Na-
ions proposal for a cease fire in
he Negev fighting, but agreed 'to
iold peace talks with the Egyp-
ians,
Israeli infantry and armor, with
ir support, have already blasted
pen a supply road to 23 Jewish
ettlements in the Negev-the
outhern Palestine desert.
THE ISRAELI foreign office
aid the Jews could not accept the
J.N. proposal for a three-day truce
BULLETIN
CAIRO-Five ewmy planes

attempted to raid Cairo tonight
but a heavy anti-aircraft bar-
rage kept them from reaching
the city, official Egyptian
sources said.
When the alert was sounded
the sprawling Egyptian capital
was plunged into darkness. The
alert lasted an hour but no
bombs fell.
n the Negev fighting unless the
J.N. can guarantee that the Egyp-
ians will refrain from taking ad-
antage of the truce to improve
heir positions.
As to the U.N. proposals for
peace talks in Jerusalem, the
foreign office said Israel was
ready to meet the Egyptians any
time and any place for such dis-
cussions.
The Jews launched their offen-
ive in the Negev last Friday after
he Egyptians attacked a Jewish
onvoy which had been dispatched
or the obvious purpose of seeing
hether it could draw fire.
* * *i
A ME, A- 'ELCW -XE a 4 + . c.

Scholastic Requirement
Would Affect IFC .Plus
Lockwood Says That 2.4 Grade Ruling
Would Include All Rooming Organizations
An effort to enforce a rule requiring fraternities to maintain an
overall 2.4 scholastic average may prove embarrassing to University
officials.
If the rule were enforced for fraternities every other dormitory,
sorority, co-op house and rooming house should also be required to
maintain a 2-4 average, the full regulations state.
* * * *
THIS WAS apparently overlooked by University officials when
they told Interfraternity Council members of plans to enforce the
long-dormant rule at the beginning of the semester.
Research on the background of the disputed rule revealed
that the portion relating to "other recognized rooming associa-
tions" had been overlooked, according to IFC President Bruce
Lockwood.
Lockwood called the omitted portion of the regulation to the at-
tention of Dean Erich Walter last week. Walter said he had been un-
aware of this section of the regulation.
* * * *
THE CONTROVERSIAL regulations were contained in a report
submitted to the Committee on Student Affairs and adopted in May
1945. The report was drawn up by the Interfraternity Alumni Con-
ference.
The section dealing with scholastic averages says a fraternity
whose group average falls below a 2.4 for one year shall be warned.
The second year below this average places the group on maximum
social probation.
If after two years on social probation the fraternity still has not
raised its average about a 2.4 it shall be forbidden to initiate new
members.
* ~
IMMEDIATELY following this statement concerning fraternities
is a paragraph which says ". . . the above recommendations should be
implemented on the same scholastic basis by sororities, co-operatives
and other recognized rooming associations."
No effort was made to enforce these regulations until early
this semester. When plans for enforcement were announced be-
fore the IFC, a howl of protest went up.
About one-third of the 31 fraternities on campus last year had
scholastic averages above a 2.00 but below the 2.4 which would be re-
quired under the resurrected rule.
* * * *
A FACULTY MEMBER of the group which drew up the disputed
regulation has privately admitted that "it should be buried" according
to Lockwood.
Representatives of all the fraternities, along with alumni, will
meet with University authorities next Tuesday to discuss the regu-
lation.
LA4RLY WINTER?
Freezing-Weather HitsHere;
Moves To Chill Easterners

chigan By-passes oreame,
Captures First Place in A Poll.-
Oh Tazan!Tarheels Fall
EVANSVILLE, Ind. - Two To Thid Slot
men were injured today in a
wj 90-minute battle with two "
chimpanzees which escaped
from their cage at Mesker Pork
. s ; sfzoo on the west sid of Evans-
. as vile
For sheriff's deputies, half a 74 Ballots Name
dozen policemen and several Best in Nation
zoo officials joined in the Tar-
zan-like melee which ended
in the death of the male chimp NEW YORK-(P)-Michan's
and the recapture of his mate. unbeaten-untied Wolverines have
taken over the No. 1 spot in col-
*-, 7g lege football ranks in the weekly
Associated Press poll of the na-
P rest lentiai t tion's sports writers.
Grabbing 74 of the 148 first
place ballots, the Michigan Power-
house displaced North Carolina
a d d twhich led the pack last week. De-
j W IIlad spite afourth straight victory over
s ((North Carolina State, North Car-
________ nolina dropped to third place be-
Daily-Davehind Michigan and Notre Dame.
Daly-Dave Heggen A fast-moving election cam-* * *
CHARLIE SITS ONE OUT-Chuck Fonville, ace Michigan shot putter strikes a pose for his 'Ensian A fassumedingepetionsao*
senior photograph with stage directions from veteran lensman John Bourque. Although over half of paig assumed the proportions of THE IRISH, 44-13 winners over
a salad bowl as Candidate Dewey otbae ersa ln osc
the senior class has already faced the camera, over 400 still haven't signed up for a sitting. Appoint- ducked flying tomatoes and Henry fnd-beaten Nebraska, clung to ser-
ments are being booked daily in the Student Publications Building from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wallace was splattered with eggs. dplaoe on a splurge ofrunner--
Neither candidate was act up votes. In the first place ba-
struck by the edible missiles, toting Notre Dame had only 23 to
SPEECH AREA PROPOSED: Rounding out the election picture, 32 for North Carolina.
President Truman clarified Amer- Points, figured on the basis
" eican foreign policy without benefit of 10 for a first place, nine for
SL AVC Fight Political Speech Ban of salad ingredients. second and so n down the line
9*)*to one for tenth place, gave
A TOMATO tossed by a young- Michigan 1,336 to 1,218 for No-
Two campus groups today are litical discussions similar to those prohibited the discussions on the ster sailed over Gov. Thomas E. tre Dame and 1,139 for North
making efforts to have the ban on which took place on the Diagonal Diagonal, and finally the refusal Deey's head as he was making Carolina.
political speeches removed from several weeks ago. of the University to allow persons a trainside campaign speech in his
campus. If approved by the entire Stu- under indictment by the federal h from the West Coast, polling 14
Student Legislature officials are dent Legislature the measure government to speak on the cam- It happened in Syracuse, the first place votes in taking fourth
working on a plan which would will be referred to the Student pus. Republican Presidential nomi- place with 876 points.
allow students to congregate in a Affairs Committee for an offs- * * * nee's second last stop on the * * *
specified spot for political "bull cial OK. THE AVC petitions charge that way back to Albany from an ARMY, ONE of the four un-
sessions"As a long range plan the Stu- the ban on political speakers is eight day, 4,500 mile tour of 10 beaten powers in the East, held
* * * dent Legislature cabinet is work- "contrary to the sacred democra- states. tight to fifth place with 775
THE AMERICAN Veterans Com- ing on a proposal which would tic right of free speech 'and thepoints
mittee is conducting a petition establish an organization here professed objectives of higher ed- Three eggs plopped on the plat- The only first place ballot, out-
drive against the present rulings. similar to the Oxford Union at ucation. form in Pittsburgh as Henry Wal- side of the trp0, was for oe-
The Student Legislature pro- Oxford College, England. They object to the interpreta- lace delivered a speech in which 's strong club which tied for
posal was drawn up by the cab- * * * tion and say discussion "should he said labor leaders who call peo-1hhdk
inet yesterday following an ear- WHILE ATTENDING a forum be encouraged by the University ple Communists are joining the The point score with first place
ier meeting of legislators with in New York this week Dean Wal- as a stimulus to the creation of "enemy"-the corporations. votes in parentheses (points fig-
Dean Erich Walter. ter will meet with a former offi- a thinking, informed, student ures on basis of 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-
The cabinet has framed a res- cial of this Oxford Union and re- body." THE EGGS DID not strike Wal- 21)
olution which will be presented to port back to the Legislature. The ban on indicted speakers is lace but his manuscript was splat- 1) h (741336
the entire membership of the Stu- The AVC started its petition called a "violation of democratic tered by one. He paused in his ad- 1. Michigan (4).. .1,336
dent Legislature this week, drive yesterday as part of a legal principles that a man is pre- dress to a police-estimated crowd 2. No. ame (3).....1,18
* * * campaign to fight the speaker's sumed innocent until proven guilty of 3,000 and said: "This looks fa- 3. No. Carolina (32).....1,139
IT CALLS FOR THE establish- ban. in a court of law. miliar, folks. There must be some 4. California (14) ........876
ment of a specific spot which stu- The petitions protest the ban The AVC has appropriated $100 Southerners here." 5. Army (1) . .......... 2775
dents could use for informal po- itself, the interpretation which to carry on its campaign. In a restatement of American 6. Georgia Tech..........627
foreign policy to the 30th Annual . Penns yvan ). 43
________________________ State (1)....... .411
____________________________t Greater Funds American Legion Convention, Mr. 9. Missouri (2)...........193
G reater F d s Truman beat no retreat from hisI 10. Northwestern. ......182
position that eearfthe world 11-Southern Methodist, 175; 12
Government WorldNes Seen Needed Mr. Trumantold eaapplauding 1 14-lemson, 74; 15-Nevada
caehkeofth erfwr -Cornell, 117; 13 - Minnesota,
Groups Salute At a Glance Se eddM.Tua odapadn
edFofellow Legionnaires: (1) and Duke, tied, 60;17-Tu
United N a ionRs'For 2 *la * * lane, 54; 18-Oklahoma, 53;" 19-
(By The Associated Press) 1. UNFORTUNATELY, a "dank Mcia tt,3;2-iss
PAIS-"Poan'sDrJlis Michigan State, 33; 20-Missis-
fog of distrust" has risen between a .
Membership irives Katz-Suchy said today "we have WASHINGTON - (W) - More Russia and the West, to distort sippi, 26.
I already been on the brink of U. S. dollars for European Re- and confuse relations.
Debates Scheduled jatomic war" once since the defeat covery and a bigger long-range 2. "It will be a long while before Re
of Germany and Japan. program for China were urged by the Great Powers constitute 'one
It's United Nations Week, and Katz-Suchy said a "group of two officials of the Economic Co- world.'
world government groups on cam- United States Army leaders" had operation administration. 3. This country recognizes the r1ve O p ened
pus are saluting it with an active wanted to use the bomb to estab- Roger Lapham, Chief of ECA's principles of mutual conciliation
prograr ofn ebtes, spenchie. lish bases in Germany "at the time $275,000,000 China Aid Program. as a basis for peaceful negotia- By Picard
program of debates, speeches' of the so-called Tito crisis." suggested a four-year Recovery tions. But this does not mean
roundtables, and membership1 - * Plan for China as- well as Europe. appeasement.
drives. 'aComm- * * . The Community Chest is need
The United Nations Council alnd PARIS-y -ranctesdeom a "IF IT IS GOING to take four ee munty t i
teUieWolFeeaitfe-nist P'arty tonight conceded ayer fo Eup, it probbly als iy D i ed even more today than when it
the United World Federalisr fore- sap defeat in elections for the years for le, fo proay r was begun in 1920, Federal Judge
most protagonists of world organ- won't take any less for China, A. Picard of Detroit, declared last
izations on campus, are culminaat- Lapham told newsmen on his re- night at the Red Feather "kick-off
ing their week's activities in week- The Communists admitted turn from the Orient. T dinner" held in the Union.
end~~~~~~~~~~~~~inr prgrmslhadGn Carentelathes"t s ypesoaivewtatn.

end programs. that G.en. Charles DeGaulle s "It is my personal view that
* * Rightist Party and the middle we should plan at a longer Student contributions topped SPEAKING BEFORE some 400
THE UNITED Nations Council Radical Socialists probably will range than our present one-year $1,200 in Friday's Philippine volunteer workers who will start
will co-sponsor a program of fac- dominate the house. try. I don't think they (the Drive. the drive today, Judge Picard told
ulty and student speakers Sunday, * * * Chinese) are going to get back The money collected in the Stu- of the combination of the various
8 p.m. in the League Ballroom. BERLIN-An American airlift on their feet in a year." dent Legislature sponsored tag- welfare leagues into the Commu-
plane was shaken but not dam- He declined to estimate China's day will go toward building the nity Chest in 1920.
Dr. Manfred Vernon, of the aged by a mysterious land explo- needs beyond the present one-year Hayden Memorial Library at the He explained how industrial
political science department, will sion today in the Soviet zone of program. University of Philippines. advancement, the "roaring
be the featured speaker. Other Germany near Berlin's Gatow air- Contributions were mainly by twenties," the depression, and
sponsors of the program are the port.' 'ET individual students, Legislator finally the last war all helped
National Students Association s * i S T iryouts ... Jim Saker said, but Delta Delta create new problems which are
and the UnitariansPARIS--The government's ef- A tryout meeting for the En- Delta sorority gave a $20 check. now being met by the 15 agen-
A debaters' institute will be co- forts to save France's coal mines sian business staff will be held After last year's drive, the Uni- cies supported by Red Feather
sponsored by the United World from possible damage by action of at 4 p.m. today in the Student versity of the Philippines sent a funds.
Federalists this Saturday at Kel- Communist-led strikers erupted in Pbiaions bidng, scroll to the University in appre- Judge Picard was introduced by
,ogg Auditorium starting at 9:30 violence today. ciation. Howard U. Walters, 1949 local
a.m. Campaign Chairman for the Com-
*,* * DEWE VICTOR Y PECIA L- munity Fund Chest Drive, who
IT WILL CONSIST of two de- was master of ceremonies for the
bates and a roundtable on woild dinner.
federation. Featured debatei- ® Daily Finds Train Geared for CampaignW
elude Dr. Tibor Payzs, chairman WATESaXPAIEat
of the political science depart- the members that the 1949 Red
ment at the University of De- Feather goal of $158,600 was a 15
troit, and Samuel Levering of the By DON McNEIL TOM DWEY himself travels in the life of the candidate and the per cent increase over last year's
UWF National Executive Council. (special to The Daily) a private car on fhe end of the people around him aboard the spe- total because of rises in the oper-
The Michigan High School Foren- What is life like for the people train with Mrs. Dewey. cial. ational cost of the 15 Commu-
campaigning with a major party ntt t D ' rtr i ty Chest Services.
sic Association are the other spon-amainin wia mao paty After several attempts to Dewey's private secretary is
osniinlut 1 minina 1-hp rcouipirv . ,. -. . . . .._. o-__.,.r T'hPTTni,,vdrct~v'c cma 1 -q ~hpoe,

While the Ann Abor area was
shaking in its boots from the be-
low freezing weather that hit us
yesterday, the rest of the country
could sympathize with us.
The Mid - West's pre-winter
chilly spell moved into the Middle
Atlantic States and New England
last night, while we were loosen-
ing our collars in preparttion for
some "warm" 59 degree weather
today.
SUB - FREEZING temperatures
were predicted for much of the
northeastern part of the nation by
tomorrow morning. The colder
weather was precededed today by
widespread snows in the Appa-
lachians and New England. The
snow ranged in depth from four
inches in the upper New York
State mountains to a few flakes in
lowland areas.
The nose-diving thermometer

prompted New Orleans police to
order coats for patrolmen and
caused one cop a little trouble.
"EFFECTIVE immediately,"
read the message tapped out on
police teletypes, "you will wear
summer gray shirt, tie, cap and
coat."
The headquarters' telephone
rang and a patrolman said:
"That message that came over
the teletype says I got to go to
work witha shirt and a tie and
my cap and coat. How about my
pants? Ain't I supposed to wear
pants?"
The sergeant bit his lip.
"DON'T the message say any-
thing about pants?"
"No Sarge."
"Well, then," the Sergeant re-
plied, "just use your own judg-
ment."

COUNCIL MEETS:
Students Unsuccessful in Bid
To Buy Fire Engine fromn City,

University students and an Ann
Arbor junk dealer were disap-
pointed last night as the City
Council moved 0 sell a 1916
American LaFrance ladder truck
to the Dexter Firemen's Associa-
tion for $325.
One Daily reporter, along with
members of Phi Kappa Tau had
submitted a bid of $205 and an-
other reporter offered $10.
.Discuss Civil
Rights,_Cartels
The Wallace Progressives dis-
cussed cartels and passed resolu-
tions on civic rights at a meeting
last night.
Member Al Fishmann, speaking
on cartels, charged that many Nazi
industrialists, members of cartels,
were regaining their power.
* * *
THE DEPARTMENT of Justice
. rnvamne in rar lutionf onr

SALE OF THE FIRE truck to
either would have resulted in two
such vehicles on campus. A 1920
American LaFrance fire wagon,
purchased from the city of Flint by
Jerry Fauth, is now upholding the
honor of Kappa Sigma.
The council also heard an
opinion from City Attorney Wil-
liam M. Laird that the United
States is still in a state of war
with Germany and Japan. At-
torney Laird said he was un-
able to find any action to show
that the war was over. The
council requested the opinion to
clarify the legal position of local
rulings effective "for the dura-
tion."
The council passed a resolution
urging voters to cast their ballots
early Nov. 2, and avoid the tradi-
tional 6 to 8 p.m. rush. The reso-
lution also urged Ann Arbor busi-
nessmen to give employes one hour
off to vote during the day.
* * *
PHI SIGMA DELTA fraternity,

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