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VOL. LXII, No. 51
ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 1951
By Lost. Airplan
Hungary and Romania charges
yesterday their frontiers were vi
r lated by a U.S. military plar
which vanished Monday after re.
porting it had been fired upon 1
border guards of the Soviet sate;.
The charges were the first ac"
knowledgment by the two goverr
ments that they knew anythin
about the incident.
FOG OVER THE craggy mour
tains and woods of the Yugoslav,
Italian border region yesterda
hampered the air search for th
plane, a C-47 transport carryin
diplomatic cargo to Belgrade
which is believed to have mad
a crash landing in the area.
The two officers and two en-
listed men of the crew set out
from Erding Air Base, near Mun-
ich, Germany, Monday morning
for the U.S. Embassy in the
Yugoslav capital with an eight-
hour fuel supply.
The Embassy said a Yugosla
government check of its borde
stations and other authorities in
dicated the plane got lost and mis
took the Drava River, which run
along the Hungarian frontier and
close to the Romanian, for th
Sava, which marks an air corri-
dor to Belgrade.
The Sava almost parallels th
Drava, but flows 40 miles or so to
the southwest of the Drava.
The last repoit from the pilo
was at dusk, the Embassy said
when he apparently was trying to
retrace his course all the way
across Yugoslavia, to Italy.
To Attract 55
Presidents from 55 colleges and
universities will be among the 435
official delegates attending the in-
auguration of Harlan Hatcher as
president of the University next
The inaugural ceremony, sched-
uled for 3 p.m. in Hill Auditorium,
will be open to the public, as will
be the reception which will follow
in the League.
* s *
PRESIDENTS of four Big Ten
Conference universities will be
among the guests. Howard L,
Bevis, president of Ohio State
University, will speak at the in-
Other Western Conference pres-
idents attending will be Herman
B. Wells of Indiana, James L.
Morrill of Minnesota and John A.
Hannah of Michigan State College.
Besides Michigan State there
will be 19 other Michigan insti-
tutes of higher learning repre-
sented at the inauguration by
These include Kalamazoo, Al-
bion, Hillsdale, Olivet, Adrian,
Michigan State Normal, Hope,
Emmanuel Missionary, Calvin, Fer-
ris Institute, Michigan College of
Mining and Technology, Central
Michigan, Northern Michigan and
Aquinas Colleges and Wayne Uni-
Junior colleges at Flint, Port
Huron, Jackson and Grand Rapids
will be represented by their chief
Dertoit Institute of Technology
* will be represented by Dean Virgil
Loughheed while its president,
Archie Raymond Ayres, acts as
' official delegate from the Univer-
sity of South Carolina.
To Sheraton Chain
NA TO Prepares
Chiefs Clear Way for Appointment
Of U.S. Admiral to Organize Fleet
ROME-()-The North Atlantic allies were reported set yester-
day to create a five-nation naval fire brigade to guard English Chan-
nel ports and bases along the British and European coasts.
Western military chiefs simultaneously cleared the way for ap-
pointment of an American admiral to organize allied navies to be
committed to the defense of the Atlantic.
* * * *
A THIRD QUESTION reported settled after months of inter-
national wrangling was on the standardization of arms. Informants
said the Allies are ready to adopt the United States .30-caliber M-1
Provision Calls for Troops to Remain
At Line Until Final Armistice Signed
MUNSAN, Korea, Thursday, Nov. 22-(')-Allied truce negotia
tors at Panmunjom today offered the Communists a revised version of
the Red proposal submitted yesterday.
The Allies inserted a positive clause providing that troops would
not be withdrawn from any demarcation line until the full armistice
MUCH OF THE original wording of the Communist proposal was
retained in the UN command version.
The Reds and Allies met for almost two hours Thursday and
then recessed until 3 p.m. (1 a.m.< * **
Winston Churchill is expected to
ask President Truman for assur-
ances that United States bombers
will launch no atomic attack from
their British bases without prior
consultation with Britain, infor-
mants said yesterday.
The Prime Minister Monday re-
fused to promise left-wing Labor-
ites that he would seek similar
assurance that no atomic attack
would be made in Korea without
consultation with the British.
He said it was not proper to dis-
cuss what he might talk about with
the President when he visits Wash-
ington in January.
s * *
THE INFORMANTS said Chur-
chill will link a demand for as-
surances concerning use of the
British bases with his wish for a
full exchange of atomic secrets
with the United States. The war-
time exchange of information
stopped in 1945.
Churchill rejected yesterday a
demand of Emrys Hughes, a left-
wing Laborite, that Britain turn
the United States out of its
atomic bomber bases in this
U.e said arrangements forbthe
U.S. Air Force to use its bases
"will continue so long as required
in the general interests of world
peace and security."
Hughes asked Churchill in the
House of Commons if he would
not cancel the bases agreement be-
cause it exposed the British peo-
ple to the danger of retaliatory
The members of The Daily
staff plan to be so full of tur-
key that they will be unable to
publish a paper tomorrow. Pub-
lication will- resume Saturday.
Garand as the standard Army
rifle. - - - --- - -
A changed British attitude ap-
parently made possible these
tentative agreements., They were
reached by the military commit-
tee of the 12 Atlantic Allies.
France, Belgium, the Nether-
lands and Denmark will work un-
der British leadership to keep the
waters of the English Channel and
the North Sea safe in wartime.
The military committee is made
up of chiefs of staff of 11 nations
and a civilian representative of
Iceland, which has no army. It is
preparing recommendations for a
joint session of the foreign, defense
and finance ministers of the pact
partners opening Saturday.
* * *
GEN. ALFRED M. Gruenther,
Chief of Staff to Gen. Eisenhower,
talked to the committee about the
progress and prospects of the Su-
preme Command, Allied Powers in
Europe (Shape). In a conference
room guarded by scores of Special
Italian Police, Gruenther set forth
Shape's recipe for West European
security in terms of men, guns,
planes, tanks and ship§.
Gruenther emphasized that the
long-range plans for a big North
Atlantic army have not been scaled
down. He said the fact Eisen-
hower wants to have a smaller
army completely ready for com-
bat by the end of 1952 does not
mean he has lowered his sights for
Detroit Stove Plant
Signs with Union
DETROIT -0JP)-- The Detroit
Michigan Stove Co., involved in
charges of union-busting at its two
plants, signed a contract with the
CIO United Auto Workers yester-
Assistant Prosecutor Joseph Ra-
shid said the agreement will have
no effect on the criminal proceed-
ings. (Five men have been charged
with conspiracy to discourage un-
ion activities at the company's
subsidiary, the Metal Fabricating
One of two missing men sought
on the charges, Santo (Sam) Per-
rone, surrendered yesterday.
TURKEY TREATMENT-Mrs. Sarah Churchill, head cook at Stockwell Hall, stuffs a turkey ii.
preparation for Thanksgiving dinner. Six twenty-pound birds will be placed before an estimated
175 hungry Stockwell residents today. Ordinarily 450 eat their meals in the Stockwell dining hall.
Turkey Dinners Lure Students Home
By MIKE SCHERER
The prospect of a delicious
Thanksgiving turkey dinner today
with parents and friends has lured
students by the thousands from
Despite the fact that turkey
with all the trimmings is on the
menu, University residence halls
officials predict that only a little
more than one-third of their resi-
dents will pick up their steaming
STUDENTS staged a mass exo-
dus from Ann Arbor yesterday
after and sometimes before their
last classes, leaving by bus, train,
automobile and thumb. Many are
going home to spend their
Thanksgiving holiday with par-
ents; others with roommates and
The Michigan Central Rail-
road reported more than 500
students departing on east and
westbound trains last night.
The University residence halls
all promised a tempting bill-of-
fare for the minority of students
who will remain in town. The
menus include roast Tom turkey
with dressing and gravy, mashed
potatoes, cranberry sauce, and a
choice of mince or pumpkin pie.
FACED WITH the prospect of
nearly empty board tables, most
campus fraternity and sorority
houses decided not to serve meals
today. Local restaurants were
busy this morning preparing for
the anticipated rush of students
who were left without a place to
eat their Thanksgiving dinners.
Union Chef Narcisco Apriz
promised that the main dining
room would be ready. He pre-
dicted about 500 turkey dinner
orders, and has at least 50 tur-
keys ready to meet the demand.
"Last year," he chuckled, "the
League ran out of turkey early
and had to turn customers away.
But at the Union we always have
plenty to go around." The Union
cafeteria will also offer a special
Thanksgiving turkey dinner, with
PRESIDENT AND Mrs. Hatcher
will enjoy a quiet Thanksgiving
dinner, their first in Ann Arbor,
in the President's home with their
At Key West, Florida, President
and Mrs. Truman also planned to
observe the day with a small fam-
ily dinner. In formally proclaim-
ing the Day of Thanksgiving, Mr.
* * *
Truman called upon his fellow
Americans to "pause in their au-
tumn labors and give thanks to
Even on the far-off Korean
battlefront, m a n y American
combat troops were able to heap
their mess kits with turkey-day
The frontline menu, wherever
possible, will include stuffed cel-
ery, olives and pickles, young Tom
turkey, dressing, giblet gravy,
cranberry sauce, buttered peas and
whole grain corn, fresh snowflake
potatoes, candied yams, coleslaw,
hot rolls, mince pie, fruit cake,
pumpkin pie, fresh apples, fruit
punch and assorted nuts.
Some men will have to eat
their turkey and pumpkin in
foxholes from vacuum cans.
Since neither the Communist
army nor death are taking a holi-
day today, mess sergeants or Kor-
ean bearers will have to brave
Communist fire to get the turkey
and trimmings up to front line
HERE IN the United States,
There appeared to be two
principal differences in the
Communist and UN command
One was the specified time for
tha shooting to end. The other
was a formula for evolving a new
provisional cease-fire line if agree-
ment is not reached on other agen-
da items within 30 days.
An Allied spokesman said the
UN command version was based
on the proposition the Reds made
He added: "Where the meaning
He added: "where the meaning
was clearer in the Communist
draft, no change was made, even
though the language was not com-
pletely idiomatic English."
THE RED proposal, submitted
during a two-hour subcommittee
session Wednesday, resembled in
most respects an Allied formula
for truce by Christmas proposed
While the Reds agreed verb-
ally not to demand a pullback
of troops until the final truce
was signed, sealed and delivered,
the UN command wanted that
assurance down in black and
The official United Nations
spokesman, Brig. Gen. William P.
Nuckols told correspondents Wed-
nesday night he was "more opti-
mistic" than he had been for some
time. The long debate on the
cease-fire line began July 27.
THE ALLIED command long
has argued that ground, sea and
air fighting must continue until
full agreement is reached on an
Both the Allied and the Red
cease-fire formula provide adjust-
ments in the buffer line if agree-
ments are not reached on these
remaining agenda items within 30
days after the cease-fire proposal
is adopted by the full delegations
of both sides.
* * *
MEANWILE relative quiet set-
tIed across the Korean battlefront
as t h e Thanksgiving holiday
brought Allied forces a bite of tur-
key and thoughts of home.
The U.S. Eighth Army communi-
que Wednesday night noted a
slowdown in fighting. It reported
largely patrol actions on the west-
ern, central and eastern fronts.
Veep Yisits Japan
En Route to Korea
TOKYO-- (P) - Vice President
Alben Barkley, en route to Korea,
arrived here by plane today.
On hand to greet him at Haneda
Airport were Gen. Matthew B.
Ridgway, Supreme United Nations
Commander, Prime Minister Shi-
geru Yoshida of Japan, Ambassa-
dor William Sebald and other dig-
"This trip is not remotely con-
nected with politics," Barkley told
Tells of Red
of the United States Air Force
yesterday spelled out the "sobering
lesson" of swiftly expanding Soviet
air power as revealed in Korea,
where American control of the air
is being "seriously challenged" by
Russian-made planes flown by
In a remarkably detailed and
frank news conference based on
his recent visit to Korea, Gen.
Hoyt Vandenberg read a 4,000-
word formal statement and a-
swered a barrage of questions. Of
the air situation there, he said
there had been a significant and.
"even sinister change."
HE SAID THE Chinese Com-
munist air force has deployed in
North China and Manchuria about
1,500 planes, approximately one-
half of which are MIG-15 jet
"The MIG in many respects
can outperform our own F-86;
it has out-climbed the best air-
planes that have been tested
against it and performed in com-
bat at altitudes approaching
50,000 feet," Vandenberg stated.
"Overnight, China bis become
one of the major air powers of the
Vandenberg explained that while
Red China lacks indiri n
technical resources she is the "di-
rect beneficiary of another power"
which possesses those resource.
The Communists are trying to
push their airfield building pro-
gram southward toward the place
where the ground armies are lock-
e in battle, he said. By continuous
bombing effort, the United States
Air Force has managed to keep
three new enemy fields of this
To Lead Rally
University alumnus G. Mennen
Williams, of Lansing, will be the
target of "roll 'em up" chants to-
morrow night at the pre-Ohio
State game pep rally.
Sharing the spotlight with pres-
ident of the Union, John Kathe,
'53 and J. Fred Lawton, co-com-
poser of "Varsity," the governor
will attempt to radiate some good
old "never-say-die-Michigan" spir-
Corky Gibbon, '52, president of
the Wolverine Club will emcee the
rally at which students will be
cheering for a fourth conference
Although the torchlight proces-
sion to Ferry Field will meet in
front of the Union as it has in past
weeks, meeting time has been
changed to 7:30 p.m.
And for the first time the en-
tire Michigan Marching Band will
be on hand to lead the parade
to Ferry Field and the waiting
House Clears King
World News Roundup
By The Associated Press
NEW YORK-Newsweek Maga-
zine says Soviet Russia has pro-
tested that an American recon-
naisance plane penetrated her bor-
deis and flew over the city of
The magazine quotes acting For-
eign Minister Andrei Gromyko as
saying Soviet fighters immediately
took chase and fired at the plane,
which was last seen disappearing
toward the sea.
S * *
KEY WEST, Fla.-President
Truman returned to Florida yes-
terday with Fred M. Vinson,
Chief Justice of the United
States, who has been mentioned
frequently as his choice for
President if he does not seek
Five persons were killed in holi-
day accidents yesterday, all of
them in traffic mishaps.
HOUSTON - A brilliant high
school student, nicknamed by his
teacher as "My Exploder" because
of his great interest in explosives,
blew himself to death yesterday.
He was trying to make a rocket.
formula in a pickle jar.
The resulting tremendous ex-
plosion blew the hand off another
brilliant student and possibly
blinded him for life. It seriously
injured two other chemistry pu-
pils in Lamar High School.
ment yesterday approved an al-
most 50 per cent expansion of
domestic newsprint production
But officials said it may be
some time before necessary ma-
terials can be made available.
SAN FRANCISCO - Governor
Earl Warren was reported in good
condition yesterday after an open-
WASHINGTON - (,P) - Senate
Internal Security investigators said
yesterday a Czechoslovakian dip-
lomat trained in spying and "si-
lent killing" has been permitted
to remain in this country for more
than two years.
They identified him as Jiri Stary.
* ,* * *
THEY SAID Stary, accompanied
by his wife, Olga, left for Paris
October 31 as a member of the
Czech delegation to the United
Nations assembly there.
Senator O'Conor (D-Md.), chair-
Offered All turkey dinners we
sive than ever befl
largest crop of the
Faith Worship birds in history. z
estimated the tra
for a family of fo
Students and Ann Arbor resi- ton would cost ab
dents of all faiths will give thanks cents more than i
together today at a community-
Swide Thanksgiving Day worship Po River]
service at 10:30 a.m. in the First
Congregational Church. Coiu e IT
Rev. Dwight S. Large, pastor of C ti e R
the First Methodist Church of.Ann
Arbor, will give the sermon "Born MILAN, Italy-
to Be Thanksful." Several other len tributaries sent
local pastors will assist in the ser- still rising Po Ri
vices, which will be broadcast over rampage of destr
radio station WHRV. day.
A baritone solo by Archie Wiles, Hamlets and tow
Grad., will be featured at the de- vastated by the un
votions. waters faced additi
St. Mary's Student Chapel willj as millions of gall
hold Thanksgiving Day masses at waters poured into
8 and 9 a.m. inundated.
FOURTH COSTLIEST WAR:
ere more expen-
fore, despite the
ur in Washing-
out $6.16, or 34
t cost last year.
the raging and
iver on a new
wns already de-
lions of muddy
reporters at the airport.
American Casualties Reach 100,000
WASHINGTON - () - The
American casualty toll in 16
months of battle in Korea passed
the 100,000 mark yesterday, es-
Not until the campaign is over
will all the Korean casualties be
known in this country. Military
regulations forbid publication of
OF THOSE who have died in
Korea, the bodies of more than
10,000 have been returned to the
U.S. for burial in national or pri-,