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VOL. LXII, No. 34 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 1951

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Washington Trip
Planned by 'Ike'
Will Fly to U.S. This Weekend;
White House Says 'No Emergency'
WASHINGTON-(P)--Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower is making a
flying trip to Washington this weekend, but the White House says
no emergency" is involved.
He is coming home from his Paris headquarters of the North
Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) at the suggestion of President
Truman to report on the European situation, Presidential Secretary
Joseph Short told newsmen.
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THIS WILL be Eisenhower's
the months between have seen in
Horse Meat
Investigation
Begins Here
City health authorities began
an investigation yesterday of re-
ported horse meat shipments to
restaurants in Ann Arbor.
The investigation came several
days after Detroit police were told
by a driver for the Belleville Pack-
ing Co. that he had delivered 10
or 12 shipments of the horsemeat
to Ann Arbor and Lansing restau-
rants during the past two months.
ANN ARBOR Health Inspector
Gilbert Caswell said last night
four of five local eating establish-
ments mentioned in yesterday's
Daily have acknowledged dealings
with the Belleville concern.
All denied, however, that their
purchases from Belleville had in-
volved horsemeat.
The fifth establishment, located
in the campus area, denied any
dealings with the Belleville firm.
However, it has been learned that
the restaurant cleaned out at least
one of its Ice-boxes by yesterday
morning and that a blue, unmark-
ed truck similar to the one alleg-
edly used by Belleville has been
seen parked near the place re-
cently.
MEANWHILE, IN Lansing, a
warrant was asked against Theo-
dore Pappas, head of the Detroit
packing firm. The warrant charg-
ed Pappas with selling horse meat
as beef to the Regent Cafe in
Lansing at 90 cents a pound.
Pappas, known to frequent sev-
eral Main Street restaurants here,
was also named in a summons is-
sued by Traffic and Ordinance
Judge John D. Watts after a com-
plaint from Dr. Robert F. Willson,
director of the Board of Health's
sanitation bureau.
Michigamua
Calls Brave

first journey home since January;
creasing insistence from various Re-
- publican leaders that he declare
himself soon on whether he would
run for the Republican nomina-
tion for president.
The White House said not a
word about any political angles,
but Senator Duff (R-Pa.), an
Ike-for-President man, said he
intends to talk politics with Eis-
enhower while the general is
here. Duff didn't say when or
where.
A Democratic senator, Gillette
of Iowa, said he doubted that Eis-
enhower is at the point of asking
1 to be relieved of his military com-
mand to run for President.
"IT SEEMS to me the General
would be very hesitant to leave a
mission partially completed," Gil-
lette told a reporter. He said the
Europeans are relying heavily on
"Eisenhower, the man," in their
confidence of building up a de-
fense against Communist threats.
Presidential Secretary Short
disclosed that the General will
leave Paris tonight, spend tomor-
row and Sunday with his son, Maj.
John Eisenhower, at Ft. Knox,
Ky., and then come on to Wash-
ington for talks here Monday and
Tuesday.
German Reds
Building New
.Transmitter
BERLIN- P)-The Communists
are building a powerful new radio
station in East Berlin in a desper-
ate effort to blot out Western radio
voices, informed sources said yes-
terday.
After months of secrecy, details
of the project have filtered through
German channels into West Ber-
lin.
Technicians report:
German workmen, under Rus-
sian expert guidance, are erect-
ing the giant sender to strike
back at the Voice of America,
Radio Free Europe and Rias
(Radio in American Sector).
The station will have a power of
300 kilowatts, six times the aver-
age of American stations in the
United States and three times
stronger than Rias, which broad-
casts from a point less than ten
miles away. It will be the most
powerful station in all Europe, ex-
cept for Radio Moscow.

ITactical Bomnb
Held Successful
LAS VEGAS, Nev. - () - The
United States' first atom-support-
ed troops received a baptism of
nuclear fire yesterday in a power-
ful blast that broke seven sto~ e
windows in Las Vegas, 75 miles
away.
Exercise Desert Rock, history's
first tactical use of an A-weapon,
was a rumbling success from the
moment a large bomb was dropped
by a B-29 flying at 10,000 feet.
The bomb burst at 10:30 a.m.
(EST) at approximately 2,000 feet
above the Yucca Flat test site.
IT WAS the fourth and loudest
explosion in the Atomic Energy
Commission's present series, but it
was not as impressive visually as
the third blast Tuesday. This
may have been due to brighter
sunlight (a half hour later) and
high winds which broke up the
clouds faster.
But to the GIs who were
shaken in their observation
posts 6 to 10 miles from the
blast, this bomb was "it." And
in North Hollywood, Calif., 225
miles from the scene, residents
phoned police to report an
earthquake.
There were no injuries reported
to either service men at the test
site, or civilians in Las Vegas or
other nearby communities.
MORE THAN 1,000 paratroop-
ers and infantrymen - most of
them attached to the 11th Air-
borne Division, Ft. Campbell,
Ky.-were in the so-called front-
lines for the single day maneuvers.
It was understood that the
front line troops and atomic sci-
entists w e r e to re-examine
trenches and foxholes dug on
the flat.
There was little doubt to most
observers-including the 2,000 of-
ficial gazers near the site-that
yesterday's experiment was pri-
marily a radiation-effects test. No
new small weapons were used, as
had been conjectured in many
places.,
e
England May
Test A-Bomb
LONDON - ()- Britain is out
to explode her first atom bomb in
about six months if Prime Minis-
ter Churchill has his way.
A qualified source said yester-
day Lord Cherwell has been given
orders to speed up Britain's whole
atomic energy program, which in-
cludes the development of atomic
weapons. Cherwell is Paymaster
General, with atomic affairs in
his charge.
Churchill has publicly stated hel
thinks atomic weapons are a fac-
tor in modern diplomacy. He told
parliament last December that the
west would be silly to promise it
will not use the atom bomb first.

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Pell, Roval
Confessions
Submitted
First Degree
Murder Cited
Confessions of two of the three
teen-agers on trial for the brutal
slaying of Nurse Pauline A. Camp-
bell were placed before a Circuit:
Court jury yesterday.
Submitted by Prosecutor Doug-
las K. Reading were the signed
statements of Jacob M. Pell, of
Ypsilanti, and David L. Royal, of
Milan, admitting they took part in
the Sept. 16 murder. A confession
from William R. Morey, III, of
Ypsilanti, the third defendant, is
expected to be introduced today.
*
AFTER A DAY and a half of
wrangling over the formation of a
jury, the trial got underway at 3
p.m. yesterday with a seven-man,
seven-woman panel hearing Read-
ing demand first .degree murder
convictions for the trio.
Reading accused Morey of
killing"Miss Campbell by crush-
ing her skull with a rubber mal-
let and held the other youths
equally responsible for aiding in
the act.
The prosecutor also charged the'
defendants with armed robbery,
accusing them of taking Miss
Campbell's purse containing $1.50
for beer and gasoline money.
A TREMOR crept through the
courtroom audience, composed
mostly of elderly persons, as Read-
ing described the details of the
clubbing and entered bloodstained
clothes alleged to be Miss Camp-
bell's as people's evidence.
Absent from the crowd were the
droves of teen-age girls who turned
out for the examination of the
youths last month.
Circuit Judge James R. Breakey,
Jr., will reopen the trial at 9:30
a.m. today.
World News
Roundup

Last Chance ..
Tickets for the Special to
Cornell will be sold for the last
time from 1 to 4:30 p.m. today
at the Administration building.
The Wolverine Club Special
offers students a round trip
train ticket to Ithaca for $26.50.
The Special will leave here at
6:55 a.m., Friday, Nov. 9.
Trip chairman Bob Golten,
'54, said all those holding ticket
coupons for the game should
exchange them for tickets to-
day.

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MOMENT-ACTOR AHERNE IN ACTION

Aheirne Enlivens Hill Stage'
With Varied Perfornane
By DONNA HENDLEMAN
"The Owl and the Pussy Cat" rubbed elbows with Homer and
Shakespeare last night when Brian Aherne presented a two-hour
program of dramatic readings.
Using a table, a load of books and a high three-legged stool for
props, the debonaire actor led the Hill Auditorium audience through
alternating scenes of comedy and pathos as he read passages from
a broad selection of great literature.
* * * *
WITH YESTERDAY'S performance ending his first reading tour,

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To Wigwam

Listen to this tale of romance
Tale of Indian warriors bold-
In the early moon of green leaves
Came they forth, the stoics val-
iant;
Forth they romped to paleface
wigwam
Wigwam, one of friendly Great
Chief,
Came they forth to take their
token,
Then to the mighty oak of Tappan
Dashed the screaming, yelling red-
men;
To the tree of Indian legend
Where the whitemen pale and
' trembling
Stood around the mighty oak tree
Warriors choice of paleface nation
Choice of tribe to run the gauntlet.
Down the warriors, painted de-
mons swooped
Swooped and caught their prey
like eagles
Loud the war cry stirred the still-
ness
And they seized their hapless cap-
tives
Forth they bore them to their
wigwam
Thus there came to Michigamua
William McIntyre.

REVISION URGED:
Citizens Hurl Charges
A t A ncient City Charter

By BARNES CONNABLE
Ann Arbor'sancient city char-
ter took a brutal beating at the
hands of a group of aroused citi-
zens last night as charges of "in-
efficiency," "waste" and just plain
"nonsense" were hurled at the
present municipal set-up.
At a public hearing held by a
special City Council committee
studying the charter, a host of
University professors, representa-
tives of civic groups and other in-
dividuals urged putting the ques-
tion of charter revision before the
voters.
LEADING off the barrage, Prof.
Albert H Marekwardt . hairman

W. Sallade thought time was no
basis for criticism of functioning
under the 60-year-old charter. "If
aldermen do not choose to devote
the necessary time, they may re-
sign or not run for re-election,"
he stated.
A FREQUENT speaker at the
meeting was Dominic Dascola, pro-
prietor of a local barber shop and
a graduate of the University's po-
litical science department. Align-
ing himself with the forces for
charter revision, Dascola urged
that the city use the services of
the Michigan Municipal League
for an objective study of the pres-

By The Associated Press
SESTRI LEVANTE, Italy, - A
hidden arms and ammunition
dump blew up with shattering
force last night, killing six per-
sons, injuring seven and damaging
dozens of houses.
Police arrested several suspected
Communists after the police dis-
covered in the wreckage of one
house two rifles, one machinegun
and 350 machinegun bullets.
MT. IDA, Ark.-A hunt in this
area of Western Arkansas for two
escaped circus animals was called
off late yesterday by law enforce-
ment officials.
NEW YORK-A weary state
mediator yesterday handed New
York's wildcat dock strike to a
fact-finding panel -- a group
with no power of its own to
settle the walkout.
CASABLANCA - Troops placed
the Arab quarter of Casablanca
under military guard last night
after clashes between Moroccan
Nationalists and police resulted in
the deaths of three Moroccans, in-
cluding one child.
Milk Rates To Go

U.S. Gambling
Fades Under
New Tax Law
By The Associated Press
The Federal Government's new
tax on gamblers made the betting
fraternity fade from coast to coast
yesterday.
From Boston to Los Angeles, the'
bookies and policymakers were
taking no chances.
In droves, they laid off register-
ing under the new statute that'
went into effect.
THE LAW SAYS all gambling
promoters must register and pay
$50 for a license and a 10 per cent
levy on their gross business. They
have 30 days in which to register
and 60 in which to pay the tax.
But the statute had an immed-
iate effect.
In Boston, you couldn't lay a,
bet. One chap who tried said the
bookies would take no money. A
racing sheet was reported to have
left town. Tax officials said no-
body had registered.
In Los Angeles, it was reported
that only two of Los Angeles Coun-
ty's 10,000 bookies had applied for
tax stamps: And it was mighty
hard, if not impossible, to place
a bet.

Aherne is now on his way to New
York and rehearsals for "The Con-I
stant Wife".
"It will seem peaceful to be in
New York after this ramble,"
the handsome actor said when
interviewed after the show.
Aherne's constant companion
throughout his tour has been a
little cowhide traveling case which
is loaded with the books he uses
on stage.
One show in Texas was closely
threatened with disaster when the
actor forgot the case on a little
"tooter-ville trolley" type train.
He was reminded of it just in time
to catch the train as it began to
pull out of the station.
A great lover of Shakespearian
parts, the magnetic leading man
included readings as Macbeth and
Falstaff in the program last night.
Aherne has also done "Romeo and
Juliet," but he cut this reading out
of the show partway through the
tour.
"I enjoy doing it," but when I
took Juliet's part men in the audi-
ence sometimes snickered," the
six-footer complained.
Lab Fire Results
In $4,000 Loss
Damage resulting from Tues-
day's fire in the University's Insti-
tute for Social Research building
has been estimated at more than
$4,000, according to University
Plant Superintendent Walter M.
Roth.

Tax Bill Cuts
U'Groups'
Ticket Rates
Tickets for several University
sponsored functions will be ex-
empted from the 20 per cent
amusement tax under a provision
of a recent national tax bill which
went into effect yesterday.
The University Musical Society,
the Oratorical Association, and
University sponsored drama groups
are immediately affected by the
ruling, according to the Ann Arbor
branch office of the Internal Rev-
enue Collector.
MOST OF THE groups have de-
cided to pass the 20 per cent re-
duction on to ticket purchasers, at
least temporarily.
The provision, however, will not
affect athletic activities or such
groups as the SL Cinema Guild.
The Musical Society announc-
ed yesterday that tickets for in-
dividual concerts in the Choral
Union Series, Extra Concert Ser-
ies, and the May Festival are re-
duced from $3, $2.40, and $1.80,
to $2.50, $2, and $1.50.
Since the ruling is not retroac-
tive, no refunds will be given on
season tickets or any single tickets
purchased before yesterday.
Putting the new policy into im-
mediate effect, the Oratorical As-
sociation sold .-tickets for last
night's lecture at reduced rates.
The Department of Speech has
stamped remaining tickets for
tonight and tomorrow night's per-
formances of "Live on Air" "tax
exempt." Future policy for this
group has not been announced.
MONEY MAD:
Coeds Reject
Rdoom Phones
Stockwell residents, given what
appeared to be a chance to allevi-
ate the phone situation on dormi-
tory hill, voted last night against
the installation of a phone in each
room at an additional cost of $15
per year.
In a meeting held with Leonard
Schaadt, business manager of res-
idence halls, the women were told
that within a few years there
might be a chance of installing
a phone in each room with a few
more trunk lines added to the
switchboard. These phones would
still all be on one line.
In the vote taken last night by
corridor representatives, the 451
Stockwell residents voted 170 to
125 against the proposal.

First Signs
of Korean
Winter Seen
East Cease-Fire
Position1 Accepted
U.S. EIGHTH ARMY HEAD-
QUARTERS, Korea -(AP)- United
Nations truce negotiators balked
at accepting the western half of
a Communist-proposed buffer zone
across Korea yesterday as the
first substantial snow of the long
Korean winter fell over the bat-
tlefield.
The negotiators had previously
reached "general agreement" with
the Reds on where the shooting
would stop in the East. The issue
was tackled again by subcommit-
tees at Panmunjom yesterday,
WHILE A UN command spokes-
man said the two sides were in
general agreement on the Eastern
end of the buffer zone - from
Kumhwa 55 air miles east to the
Kosong area-west was still the
subject of dispute.
Still unsolved was possession
oi the Kaesong area, now Red
held, and vital because it con-
trols the northern approaches to
Seoul.
Both sides have insisted they
must have the rubbled city-and
more important-its surrounding
high ground.
THE COMMUNIST offer would
leave the Allies in possession of
Heartbreak Ridge, a commanding
hill mass roughly 20 miles north
of Parallel 38 on the East-Central
front, a United Nations spokesman
said. The Allies won it last month
after weeks of bitter fighting.
The Communist Peiping radio,
quoting an unnamed "special
correspondent," declared the lat-
est Red offer for a buffer zone
was the "greatest effort" the
Reds would make for a com-
promise.
However, close inspection of the
Red plan showed that it not only
retained Kaesong but also hug-
ged the north bank of the Imjin
river.
This line, if accepted, would give
the Allies little more than a series,
of exposed bridgeheads across the
Imjin river.
* *,*
MEANWHILE, CARGO plane
began flying anti-freeze to the
front for Allied tanks and vehicles
against the bitter cold soon to
come.
Allied bombers and fighters
smashed at Red transportation
lines and front line targets in 610
sorties despite the bad weather.
There was a brief aerial dog-
fight between 24 U.S. Thunderjets
and 60 Russian-made MIG's over
Sinanju in Northwest Korea. The
Air Force said there was no dam-
age to either side.
Britain Halts
Overland Oil
Flow to Egypt
CAIRO, Egypt-,P)--Egypts In-
terior Minister Fouad Serag El Din
said last night the British have cut
off overland oil shipments from
Port Suez into Egypt and the em-
bargo may lead to "troubles and
revolution."
This and other signs indicated

a Terrorist campaign against the
British may be shaping up.d
AT A NEWS conference where
he made his statement, Serag El

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