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VOL. LX, No. 51 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23, 1949

PRICE FIVE CENTS

* * * * * *

* * *

s
Ward Verdict
Promised by
Chinese Reds
'People's Court'
To Decide Guilt
WASHINGTON-(P-The Chi-
nese Communists reported yester-
day that their "people's court" at
Mukden has finished an investi-
gation and will give a verdict on
American Consul General Angus
Ward and four members of his
staff "in a matter of days."
This first word on their fate
was received by the State Depart-
ment and gave new urgency to
American efforts to free the five
from jail.
* * *
TWO VERSIONS of a Mukden
broadcast reported from Nanking
and Shanghai call Ward and his
staff members "criminals" and.
"culprits" and said they have been
questioned repeatedly since their
arrest October 24. They wre
charged with beating a Chinese
employe of the consulate.
The State Department, which
has denounced the charges as
"trumped up," meanwhile was
awaiting first responses from thet
30 nations to which Secretary
Acheson addressed an unprece-
dented appeal for concerted in-1
ternational action in behalf of
the jailed consul.
Acheson's message went to the
foreign ministers of Russia and of
four Eastern European Soviet sat-
ellites, among others.
* * *
THE BRITISH Foreign Office
expressed "concern" yesterday
over Ward's detention, and said
the American call for a concerted
protest is'being considered.
Yesterday's development raised
new uncertainties - whether the
Mukden court will go ahead with
a Communist-style trial regardless
of the international outcry, and if
so whether it will decree stiff jail
terms or impose merely nominal
sentences. "
EfficacyOf
Acheson Plea
Questioned
By JACK LAZARUS
Faculty comments were pessi-
mistic concerning the effectiveness
of Secretary of State Acheson's
personal appeal to 30 nations for
urgent action in the release of
American Consul General Angus
Ward.
The State Department's new
step was labeled "a symbol of the
United States' desperation in
China" by Robert E. Ward of the
political science department.
* * *
"THERE ARE so few things the
United States can do to force the
Chinese Red regime to act as we
desire," he remarked.
Doubt as to the effectiveness
of the appeal was shown by Prof.
Russell H. Fifield of the politi-
cal science department.
"Because the Soviet Union has
most of the control in the Man-
churian Regime, the only action
done will be that which the Soviet
Union desires," said Prof. Fifield.

"IT IS RUSSIA therefore, who
will decide how effective Acheson's
appeal will be," he concluded.
Donald F. Drummond, of thes
history department, proposed
that "it is entirely possible that
the whole incident originated in
Moscow as a blow to American
prestige."
Acheson's appeal was deemed
"unprecedented and unusual" by
Prof. Verner W. Crane, of the his-
tory department.
Four Slaves
Q1-1 .7"t" ,-L - ,

* * *

Survey Indicates
Holiday Exodus

Bitter Cold,

-Daly-Wally Barth I
DORIANNE ZIPPERSTEIN 1
. . . first in SL
h re
Fee
raiadfaesbeome efctv
Mony.da
The high cost of transportation
students from eastern states will
have to pay 12/ per cent more to
reach Ann Arbor from their
homes.
HOWEVER, train tickets may
still be purchased at the old prices,
railroad officials said.
Taking the Thanksgiving holi-
day into account, New Yorke
Central officials here have not
yet noticed any great demand
for the lower priced tickets.
According to railroad officials
in Detroit, tickets bought before
Monday will be valid after the
new rates go into effect.
* * *
ALL RAIL lines east of Chicago
and the Mississippi and north of
Cincinnati will be affected by the
hike in passenger fares. Trains
from here to New York through
Canada are not exempted from
the rate boost.
As an example of the effect
of the increase, the present first
class fare to New York is $31.76.
Beginning Monday this fare will
be $35.29. (These prices include
15 per cent federal tax.)
However, airline ticket officials
at Willow Run airport anticipate
no rate increases.
"rids Initiate
Seven Seniors
Druids, senior men's honorary
society for all schools except engi-
neering, yesterday, tapped seven
senior men,
The initiation began at nine
o'clock on the Diag and ended in
the late afternoon with the tradi-
tional ceremonies consisting of
washing the Druid Rock in front
of Haven Hall.
The men tapped and their tree
namesare Bob "'Enduring Elm"
Erben, Don "Net Nut" MacKay,
Hal "Dribbling Dogwood" Morrill,
Quent "Negotiating Narcissus"
Nesbitt, John "Grinding Gum"
Ghindia, Bill "Promoting Pine"
Peterson, and Merle "Loquacious
Linden" Levin.

By BOB SOLTa
Between 75 and 80 per cent of1
the students living in residenceo
halls may eat their Thanksgiving
dinner at home, but many of them
will return to Ann Arbor for the
weekend.
This trend was indicated by es-
timates made by dietitians of 4,-
586 students living in the two
main quadrangles and six women's
residence halls.
APPROXIMATELY 1,300 stu-t
dents will eat Thanksgiving din-3
ner prepared in the residencet
halls.a
On Friday, the pressure of£
homework and isolated threats
of exams or double-cuts by in-
structors will double the 1,300r
figure to an approximate 2,500.-
Martha Cook leads the list with
an estimated 58 per cent of the 151
residents scheduled to eat in the
dorm dining hall during the four
day holiday period.
CLOSE BEHIND is NewberryC
Child Singlet
Survivor ofI
Plane Wreck f
OSLO, Norway -R)-- An 11-
year-old Jewish refugee boy emerg-
ed yesterday as the sole survivor
of a plane wreck that broughtY
death to 34 persons - 27 other
children and seven adults.
He is Isaac Allal, 11. His two
brothers and a sister were among
the dead. All 28 children were
being flown from Tunisia to Nor-
way for six months rest and'reha-
bilitation when their Dutch trans-
port plane lost its bearings and
crashed Sunday night.
* * *
SEARCH PARTIES found the
wreckage on a densely wooded hill-'
side 30 miles southwest of Oslo.
The twin-engined DC-3 trans-
port, object of a four-nation sea,
air and land search, was carry-
ing four Dutch crewmen and
three nurses in addition to the
children.
A police officer in charge of
operations at the scene said 31
bodies had been recovered, 26 of
them children. The other three
bodies are believed to be under the
wreckage.
* * *
ISAAC WAS sitting in his chair
at the very tail of the plane when
a party of home guardsmen, head-
ed by Toralf Hagen, reached the
scene more than 42 hours after
the crash.
He blinked and told his res-
cuers in halting French that he
felt "not bad."
Though able to walk, he was
hustled on a stretcher to an am-
bulance and taken to the hospital
at Drammen, 10 miles away.
* * *
THERE THE chief physician
described his injuries as a scratch-
ed nose, a swollen wrist and slight
burns.
"It is almost a miracle," said
the doctor. Though suffering no
apparent shock, it was hours
before the boy told his name.
Asked if he knew where he was,
Allal replied, "Yes, I am in Nor-
way. No?"

with an average of 47 per cent of
105 residents eating in the dorm
over the same period.
East and West Quad are run-
ning close together in the esti-
mates. With only 502 eating in
the East Quad on Thursday, the
amount is expected to increase
to 837 on Friday, and drop to an
average of 650 over Saturday
and Sunday.
West Quad dietitians, basing
their figures on records of past
years, expect up to 500 to eat in
the dorm Thursday, 800 on Friday,
and possibly 600 on Saturday and
Sunday.
* * *
BETSY-BARBOUR, with 114
residents, will have about 43 per
cent of the dorm's coeds eating in
the dorm over the four day period.
Stockwell is expected to have
a 40 per cent average out of the
125 girls in that dorm.
Least busy will be Mosher-Jor-
dan with an average of 38 per cent
of its 475 women eating there dur-
ing the four day period. Lowest
with an average of 24 per cent is
the New Women's Dorm with 510
Bresidents.
THE DIFFERENCEbetween the
number of residents in the dorms
on Thursday, and those returning
for Friday classes, ranges from
about16 per cent in the New
Women's Dorm ton44per cent in
Betsy-Barbour.t
Interview by phone with the
heads of 16 fraternities and three
sororities disclosed that a very
high number of affiliates will re-
'turn to Ann Arbor on Friday, with
most houses shutting their doors
on Thursday.
Students to Get
Holiday Dinner
More than 200 foreign students
will spend Thanksgiving Day in
Ann Arbor homes, thanks to local
students and townspeople.
Every foreign student who ex-
pressed the desire to spend the
holiday with an Ann Arbor family
has been accommodated, according
to Mrs. Kathleen Mead, Interna-
tional Center hostess.
"In fact, the number of calls
was so overwhelming, we were
forced to turn down many of the
offers. However, we should like to
thank everyone for being so coop-
erative in inviting foreign students-
for Thanksgiving," Mrs. Mead
said.
Fotre Hmn R e edinspoga.
Thetay i Guest
Answering the International
Center's call to ask foreign stu-
dents for Thanksgiving Day din-
ner, the members of Theta Xi fra-
ternity had as their special guest
last night, Kathleen Dougall,
Spec., of Argentina.
Miss Dougall's presence at the
fraternity's annual Thanksgiving
dinner also marked the house's
participation in the Student Legis-
lature Human Relations program.
The recently set-up committee is
aimed toward the elmination of
discriminatory attitudes and in-
ter-group friction on campus.

4
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If

Clean Tactics
MarkVoting
Zippersteiii Wins
On First Ballot
By PETER HOTTON
An election turnout of 6,991 vot-
ers braved near freezing weather
yesterday and Monday to climax
the "coldest and cleanest" all-
campus elections in Student Legis-
lature's history.
This vote was only four below
ast spring's election and 22 below
the all-time record set last fall.
DORIANNE ZIPPERSTEIN was
the first candidate to be elected,
piling up an all-time record of 279
votes in the first count. She is the
first woman ever to be elected first
in an SL election.
Two other candidates went
over the Hare System quota of
210 on the first count. Bill
Duerr, who received 225 votes
and incumbent and SL Vice-
President Quent Nesbitt, who
polled 224.
Jack Armstrong was elected on
the third count, Nancy Watkins
on the eighth and Gordon Mac-
Dougall on the 15th. Irving Sten
and George Qua were elected on
the 17th. For the other SL win-
ners, see box on this page.
ONLY "DIRTY WORK" found
by Men's Judiciary Council in the
entire election were two forged

-Daily-Wally Barth
SL TABULATES HARE VOTE-Pictured above is the Hare System of proportional representation
in action at the Union last night, as used °in the all-campus elections of 28 SL positions. SL
President John Ryder writes number changes as third place votes are redistributed as first place
votes in the third count. In the background, candidates look hopefully on.
* * * * * * *

Publication Board Positions
Go to Brown, Jans, Walsh

B. S. Brown, Tom Walsh and
James P. Jans last night won the
three positions on the Board in
Control of Student Publications
and Jim Mitchell copped the place
on the Board in Control of Inter-)
collegiate Athletics.
On the sixth count for J-B1p.1
Committee candidates, Ned Hess'
was out in front with 4,107 points.
He received 145 first-place votes.
Second was Rostom Tandourjian
with 3,687, with 226 firsts. The
J-Hop counting is by the weighted
system; 10 points for first place to
one point for 10th.
BROWN HAD 3,268 votes;
Walsh 3,250 and Jans 2,898. Oth-
er Publications candidates were:
Dick Morrison, 2,115; "Potsy"
Ryan, 1,685; Richard Allen, 1,625;
Paul Rider, 1,521 and Lloyd Put-
nam, 795.
Brown acknowledged the sup-
port given him and reiterated
that he would do "my best to
provide the campus with better
publications."
Walsh said, "I appreciate the
campus' continuation of my term
in office and will continue to serve
its members fairly."
'IN THE RACE for Board in
Control of Intercollegiate, Jim
Mitchell came out on top- with 1,-
969 votes. Kal Klyman was run-
ner-up with 1,776 and John Powers
and Jim LoPrete following with 1,-
638 and 594 respectively.
A run-down on the top 12 can-
diates for J-Hop Committee for
nine positions in six of nine counts
as The Daily went to press shows,
with numbers in parenthesis indi-
cating first-place votes: Ned Hess
(145) 4,107; Rostom Tandourjian
(226) 3,687; Joan Broomfield (71)
2,635; Janet Dewey (57) 2,561;
Paul McCracken (50) 2,482; Ellen
Van Waggoner (60) 2,476; Diane
Faulk (33) 2,439; Nan Byrnes (63)
2,435; Mary Lou Porter (46) 2,393;f
Ann Maurer (60) 2,383; Dev Pease

48) 2,296; Roger Garfink (78) 1,-
915.
"This run-down in the sixth
count does not necessarily indicate
that those mentioned above will
make the J-Hop Committee," J-
Hop elections supervisor Howard
Johnson said. He added, however,
that it was a "pretty sure" indica-
ion.
S, SLRace
Numbered names are those
of students elected in order:
(numbers in parenthesis are
candidates' first-place votes.)
1. Dorianne Zipperstein (279)
2. Bill Duerr (225)!
3. Quentin Nesbitt (224)
4. Jack Armstrong (209)
5. Nancy Watkins (195)
6. Gordon MacDougall (136)
7. George Qua (188)
8. Irving Stenn (164)
9. 'Edwin Lewinson (151)
10. Bob Vogt (184)
11. Tom Walsh (130)
12. Dave Belin (171)
13. Cal Klyman (145)
14. Keith Beers (124)
15. Ned Miles (133)
16. Earl G. Keim (166)
17. Nancy Coleman (105)
Those still in the running as
The Daily went to press at 2:15
Sa.m.are:
Don Abramson
Sam Altman
Keith Beers
Joe Cobane
Tom Cramer
Dick Creal
Larry M. DeVore
Edmund Gibbon
Walt Hansen
Chuck Hattaway
Sally Hughes (Gresham)
Howard Johnson
David Litowsky
Arnold Miller
Jo Misner
Walter Obbereit
Tom Rice
Hank Wilson

Tabulations'
Show Slight'
BlocVotitg,
Bloc vote exchanges appeared
spottily in last night's Student
Legislature election count as The
Daily went to press.
Tabulations made on 26 ballot
counts were compiled from the re-
distributed ballots of candidates
dropped from the running.
IN MOST cases, the ballots were
widely distributed when second
and third place votes were tabu-
lated, but signs of bloc voting ap-
peared in several instances.
As of the 26th count, heaviest
bloc voting appeared scattered
throughout the West Quad. One
Allen-Rumsey man dropped, and
of his 97 re-distributable ballots,
54 were divided among six other
West Quad candidates. Highest
total for one Quad candidate in
this count was 18.
The largest single figure was a
transfer of a 49 vote bloc in the
13th count. The exchange was be-
tween two independents who had
run on the same slate.
* * *
IN THE 23rd count, an Alpha Xi
Delta sorority candidate picked up
39 votes from a Delta Tau Delta
fraternity man.
Thirty-four votes were trans-
ferred from a Chi Psi to a Theta
Delta candidate on the 20th count.
Other large transfers were: 25
votes from Hayden to Cooley
House, both in the East Quad; 19
votes from Sigma Delta Tau so-
rority to Zeta Beta.Tau fraternity;
19 votes from Alpha Gamma Delta
sorority to Theta Xi fraternity;
and 18 votes from' Alpha Sigma Pi,
to Zeta Psi.
The over-all trend, however, was
for candidates to pick up votes a
few at a time from each other.

See PICTURES, Page 6
candidate petitions. This year 81
ballots were spoiled compared to
40 last spring.
Slugging it out for 41 coveted
positions on SL, J-Hop Commit-
tee and the Boards in Control of
Publications and Athletics were
the 99 candidates, most of whom
elbowed their way into the Un-
ion's counting room, where more
than 100 volunteers sat at a
huge horseshoe table tabulating
ballots.
Ballot counting for the other
races went on in other rooms on
the third floor of the Union. The
crowd dwindled down slowly but
surely as women left to meet reg-
ular or late permissions, but the
counters had to look forward to an
all-night stand.
.* * *

BIGGEST CRISIS in the elec-
tion came early yesterday evening
when election officials could not
find the ballot box at the Law
Club on their round of polling
places. The box was found a little
later in safe hands at the Union
where cold attendants had taken
it at 5 p.m.
Campus police Harold E.
Swoverland and Ike Slander fol-
lowed the University truck on its
rounds in picking up. ballot
boxes to insure an honest elec-
tion. Another able safeguard
was provided by Assistant to the
Dean of Students John Gwin.
Amidst all the confusion of sev-
eral hundred workers in the small
Union room, three election offi-
cials told of the noting in a tran-
scribed broadcast which will be
aired over WHRV at 12:30 p.m.
today from the Angell Hall stu-
dios of the Speech Department.
ANNOUNCER Tom Cramer in-
terviewed SL President John Ry-
der, Publicity Chairman Ginny
Bauer and a Daily reporter who
covered the elections.
Miss Zipperstein, when she
heard of her land-slide vote,
said, "I was wdisappointed that
the campus vote was not bigger,
but it feels wonderful to be
elected." She plans to continue
her work on SL and the National
Student Association.
Bill Duerr, runner-up, said, "I
was glad all the people I contacted
came out and voted. But I'm sur-
prised the vote wasn't higher be-
cause of all the organized cam-
paigns to get the vote out."
Nesbitt said that he would try
to fulfill his three point campaign
program: to secure permanent SL
headquarters with regular hou3s;
n Ira Tnn-raiinaha1ida~vand

I

CONVOCATION SATURDAY TO HONOR RULER:

Shah of Iran Promotes Western Culture

World News[
Round-Up
By The Associated Pgress
BUDAPEST, Hungaryr- Hun-
gary announced yesterday the ar-
rest of three communications com-
pany executives, including Robert
Vogeler of New York, on charges
of espionage and sabotage. The
communique declared all had con-
fessed.
Vogeler, 38, is an assistant vice
president of the International
Telephone and Telegraph Com-
pany of New York and its roving
representative in Eastern Europe,
with headquarters in Vienna, Aus-
tria.

* * *

'.

By JIM BROWN
Ruling over a country whose
history sinks deep into the an-
cient culture and tradition of the
Eastern world, Mohammed Reza
Pahlavi, Shah of Iran, is a hearty
exponent of Western industriali-
zation and democratic ideologies.

program for Iran which his father
had initiated several years earlier.
The war, however, shattered
the already thriving expansion
program and left the little
country in an extremely pre-
carious position. Occupied by
allied forces in August, 1941,

r.
with an eye on the rich Iranian
oil fields, have made repeated de-
mands for special concessions and
have caused considerable internal
unrest within the country.
Observers have predicted that
the Russiansawill eventually
move into Iran by force unless{

tary equipment, the Shah is ex-
pected to request additional arms
and technical advice.
Second, the forward-looking
monarch is seeking American
loans to help finance his $656,-
000,000 program for the develop-
ment of Iran's backward agri-

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