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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

PAGE SEVEN

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Lost Plane
Sighted, All
Feared Dead
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil-P)-
The burned, broken wreckage of
a Pan American luxury strato-
cruiser that vanished Tuesday was
found in Northern Brazil yester-.
day with no evidence that any
of the 50 persons aboard, includ-
ing 19 Americans, lived through
the crash.
A vast air hunt over 320,000
square miles of jungles, river bas-
ins and plateau land finally lo-
cated the ruins of the 1 million
dollar double-decked liner in the
Indian country between the towns
of Barreiras and Carolina - on
course to the end.
Air line officials said the find
was made by a C-46 Pan American
cargo clipper, piloted by Capt. Jim
Kowing of Miami, 287 miles south-
west of Carolina, a Tocantins river
town itself 1,100 miles north-
northwest of Rio de Janeiro.
* * *
THE STRATOCRUISER, lost in
one of the line's el President
flights from Buenos Aires to New
York, was reported to have broken
in two and scattered its charred
wreckage on both sides of a 300-
foot high hill.
IU.S. Air Force paramedics -
.doctors and medical attendants
equipped with parachutes -
were dispatched to the scene
from the port of Belem, 400
miles north of Carolina. They
planned to drop as close as pos-
sible to the site of the crash,
in a forested area where the
Indians are regarded as semi-
friendly.
The stratocruiser's nine crew
members were headed by Capt.
7 Albert Grossarth, 36, of La Grange
Park, Ill.
Several well - known United
States business executives, as well
as Latin American officials and
business men, were among the 41
passengers.
Paratroop rescuers returned to
base today and wrote off as dead
the 50 passengers and crewmen of
a Pan American stratocruiser
found burned and broken in nor-
thern Brazil today.
Local Workers
Strike in Wage
DisputeIssue
Nearly 200 members of the Ann
Arbor Plumbers and Steamfitters
Union 190 went out on strike yes-
terday in a wage dispute center-
ing around a 25 cent raise de-
manded by the workers.
The strike involves two other
Michigan cities and affects ap-
proximately 1,300 workers. Work
stoppage was reported in Flint and
Grand Rapids when men failed to
show up for work.
1 r * *
SEVERAL construction projects
in Ann Arbor, whose contractors
are not members of the Ann Arbor
Association of Master Plumbers,
were also affected by the walkout.
According to an official of the
association the union is demand-
ing a 25-cent wage boost, from
$2.75 to $3 per hour, permissi-
ble under a Wage Stabilization
Board ruling.
The association made a counter-
offer Wednesday proposing a 15-
cent an hour raise, provided the
d union hire a full-time business

agent. However this was turned
down by the union.
At Flint, 850 men are demand-
ing a 15 cent raise. Their strike
affects production at half a dozen,
defense plants under construction.
The strikers at Grand Rapids are
also demanding a 15-cent pay hike
and have been offered a ten cent
raise.

-Daily-Don Campbell
ONLY PRACTICE-George London (left), Metropolitan Opera
bass, and Conductor Thor Johnson practiced yesterday with
the Choral Union and the Philadelphia Orchestra in preparation
for tonight's May Festival presentation of Berlioz' "The Dam-
nation of Faust."
'PEACE' FROLIC:
Nelson Cheever Houses
Hold May ay Gambol

By JAN WINN
Little did a sweltering campus
know that a genuine May Day
"peace" demonstration was taking
place in its midst yesterday.
Joining hands around a brightly
decked maypole Adelia Cheever
women and Nelson International
House men celebrated the coming
of spring and the end of a long,
fierce battle between the two
houses.
SINGING, dancing and horse-
play marked the "friendly" late
Truman Again
Refuses To Run
For Reelection
WASHINGTON-M)-President
Truman said emphatically yes-
terday he would not run if nomi-
nated for another term.
When asked at a news confer-
ence whether he would go a step
further and say he would not
serve if elected-a statement at-
tributed to Gen. William T. Sher-
man in 1884 but disputed by some
historians-the President asked
how he could be elected if he re-
fused the nomination.
* * C
TRUMAN had some good words
to say for Senator McMahon (D.-
Conn.), latest to announce for the
Democratic Presidential nomina-
tion, and again for Gov. Adlai E.
Stevenson of Illinois, who has said
he "could not accept" a Presiden-
tial candidacy this summer.
On the hot steel controversy, he
said all he wants to do is get steel
produced, that he's going to take
every action possible to that end.
He said he has no ambition to
become a dictator and of course
he will abide by the Supreme
Court's decision in the matter.
Yesterday's interview dealt in
large part with the steel situation
despite an opening admonition
from the President that he would
not discuss it. But politics came
up first and a newsman asked his
opinion of Senator McMahon's
New York announcement yester-;
day that he's now a full fledged
candidate for the Democratic
Presidential nomination, making
five avowed candidates in all.

afternoon gathering on the Nel-
son House lawn. The front door
was decked with signs reading:
"When Spring Comes .. .
We come too.
May, Peace, Rain?"
According to Nelson House-
father Al Raygor, "It all started
when I found a sailboat in the
living room last week." Raygor,
who had just returned from smelt
fishing that day also found smelt
nets, pails, and cans of salmon
and tuna fish.
* *
INSPIRED by a Cheever House
serenade the Nelson men soon de-
posited the boat on the Cheever
House front porch as a thank you
gift. Accompanying the craft was
the paraphernalia plus a mock
fraternity pin created from a large
lid and inscribed with NIH.
The battle then began. As the
women #moved the boat to the
second floor the men planted signs
in front of the house reading, "live
bait--worms." In retaliation the
boat-ridden Cheeverites inserted
a classified ad in The Daily offer-
ing sailboatk, worms and live bait
for sale.
The deadlocked forces came to
a head the following day in a
raid on Cheever resulting in the
capture of two prisoners by the
Amazons. After two hours of
captivity the prisoners were re-
leased for dinner at home where
they awarded green hearts for
their bravery in action."
After the final return of the
boat the two camps did little but
enjoy the calm of the ensuing lull.
But yesterday morning in an at-
tempt to climatically culminate
the series of events Cheever women
deposited the colorful, impromptu
maypole on the Nelson House
doorstep, a white flag flying from
its summit.
Health Officials
Blast. Budget Cut
DETROIT - (A) - Bitterly cri-
tical of legislative appropriations,
the State mental health commis-
sion said yesterday the situation
in mental hospitals will be "ex-
tremely precarious" because of a
forced cutback in services and
personnel.

Ike Leading
In Race for
Nomination
ST. LOUIS -()- Gen. Dwight
D. Eisenhower pushed ahead of
Sen. Robert A. Taft yesterday in
delegate strength at the Republi-
can Presidential nominating con-
vention next July.
Republicans from St. Louis and
St. Louis county put Eisenhower
in the lead by instructing six dele-
gates to vote for him in Chicago.
Then at the sixth district Re-
publican convention in Sedalia
two more outspoken Eisenhower
supporters were elected delegates.
* ** *
ON THE BASIS of an Associat-
ed Press tabulation, this gave the
five-star general 278 pledged or
favorable delegates, against 274
for Taft.
The Ohio Senator, however,
claims the support of more than
300 delegates.
Eisenhower picked up two votes
in each of Missouri's 11th, 12t
and 13th Congressional districts
in the Metropolitan St. Louis area.
, Presidential nomination rg-
quires 604 votes. A total of 722
delegates have been picked and
of that number 172 are either
favorable to other candidates,
undecided, uncommitted or have
not revealed their preference.
Missouri will name 26 delegates
in all in district meets that will
continue until May 15. Conven-
tions in the second district at
Boonville and the third at Mayville
are set for next Tuesday.
Jackson county's (Kansas City)
4th and 5th district conventions
will be held May 10.
Mild Reaction
Greets New
Tuition Hikes
(Continued from page 1)
any students would be forced to
drop out of the University because
of the hike.
UNION AND LEAGUE officials
reported satisfaction that their
requests for increased allotments
from the tuition fees had been
approved.
Union president Bill Jentes,
'53, declared that the Union
would be able to speed up its
timetable on construction of
the long-awaited new wing.
"We hope that work can begin
within five years," he said.
Male students will have $12
from their tuition alloted to the
Union next year-the present al-
location is $7.50. This allotment
is as low as any in the Big Ten,
Jentes asserted.
presents summe
formals with
-THE MIRACLE5
STAI N-RESISTANT
FABRIC FINISHi
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G~ILD' S ,
Stato Street on the Campus
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FASHION SHOW-Shown adjusting their hats and gloves are
two of the models who will take part in the Assembly-sponsored
style show at 1:15 p.m. in the Vandenberg Room. Joan Glover on
the left is wearing a dress appropriate for a wedding while Bar-
bara Miller is wearing a bolero suit appropriate for church.

Iii *afl LE

.ugue Pl.ans
9pen Hiouse
Old and new officers of the Michigan League will welcome guests
at the first League Open House to be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday.
Sponsored by various organizations and groups associated with
the League, the Open House is designed to acquaint more people with
the functions and facilities of the building.
* * * *
THE ENTIRE OPEN HOUSE, which is free to all comers,will
feature a schedule of events and entertainment in addition to several
displays.
A fashion show which will highlight styles appropriate for the
University campus will be presented by the Assembly Association of
Independent Women. Models will be representatives from women's
residences.
A commentary on the clothes shown and fashion hints will be
given by Alberta Cohrt and Anita Hoert as the models walk among
the guests.
After the style show, which is planned early in the afternoon
so that May Festival guests may attend, people may tour the building
for a glimpse of the many other rooms.
DANCING AND A MIXER will be held in the League Ballroom
from 1 to 5 p.m. to the music of Jerry Strauch and his combo. Stylirik
their music after that of Nat King Cole, the combo also features Pete
Horst on the bass viol and Al Herrmann on the drums.
Sponsored by the Board of Representatives, the free dance plan-
ning committee consists of Beulah Markhus and Bobbie Hototsky.
Two couples from the League dance classes will present an
exhibition of the Charleston at 2:30 p.m. in the ballroom. Other
entertainment will consist of excerpts from the Junior Girls' Play
and Frosh Weekend skits.
Guests will also be able to look at the display of the future North
Campus featured in the main lobby of the League. Numbers and charts
point out the sites of the new class and research buildings.
* * *
ANOTHER MODEL display will show the plans for the long
awaited women's swimming pool and gymnasium. This, too, will be
on display in the main lobby.
Other rooms of the League that will be open are the Round Up
Room and the Rumpus Room where students gather between classes
for cokes and coffee.
In the Rumpus Room, students and guests will be able to watch
television or play ping-pong. Music minded guests can play and sing
around the piano.
The Ann Arbor Room which will be remodeled and named the
Barbara Little Room will also be open. Next year this room will be
partitioned into small listening booths where students may listen to
records piped in from the League Library.
The central committee planning the League Open House is headed
by Anita Hoert who is assisted by Betty Brown, in charge of publicity,
and Evelyn Malawista, in charge of invitations.
SOpen House-
mis Events

SONG PEST--One of the activities at the League Open House will
be singing around the piano in the Rumpus Room. Television too.

Following is the schedule of
events for the Michigan League
Open House to be held' at the
League from 1 to 5 p.m. Satur-
day: Campus fashion show -
1:15 to 2 p.m. in Vandenberg
Room. Dance Class and Char-
leston exhibition-2:30 p.m. in
the Ballroom. Excerpt from
JGP and Frosh Weekend-T-4:30
p.m. in the Ballroom. Dand by
Jerry Strauch's Combo-1 to 5
p.m. in the Ballroom.

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DAILY
PHOTO
FEATURE
Story by
ATHENA SAVAS
Pictures by
DON CAMPBELL
and BRUCE KNOLL

SWEET AND LOW-In the style of Nat King Cole Jerry Strauch and his combo will provide the
music for the mixer and dance. Pete Horst is on the bass viol while Al Heremann beats it out
on the drums.

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WELCOME TO ANOTHER MAY FESTIVAL
COLUMBIA RECORDS
can re-create the musical exhilaration experienced during this group of concerts. Besides many of the works
to be played, Columbia also offers these other outstanding interpretations.
PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA LED BY ORMANDY
Brahms Symphony No. 1 9 Rachmaninoff Symphony No. 2 * Ravel Daphnis & Chloe, Suites 1 & 2
Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique 0 Kodaly Hary Janos " Beethoven "Emperor" Concerto (with Serkin)
Paganini & Saint Soens Violin Concerti (with Francescatti) * Beethoven Violin Concerto (with Francescatti)
FESTIVAL SOLOISTS IN OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCES
Mendelssohn Violin Concerto (Milstein) * Russian and French Opera Excerpts (G. London) 0 Berg Wozzeck (Harrell)
Gounod Faust (Steber) 0 Wagner Walkure (Varnay) 0 Many Others.
s
OTHER ORCHESTRAL PERFORMANCES OF NOTE
Mahler Symphony No. 8 (Scherchen) 0 Brahms Symphony No. 4 (Walter) * Beethoven Symphony No. 7 (Walter)
Schubert Symphony No. 8 (Beecham) ! All Brahms and Beethoven 'Symphonies (Weingartner Re-Issues).

May we suggest that you stop at either of our two stores during the festival
selection of Classical Long-Playing Recordings, and invite your inspection.

period. We are proud of our fine

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